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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 615-889-2941
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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage General Admission
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The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States, and recently named the #1 historic house in Tennessee. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings, that welcomes some 200,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage this fall and holiday season to witness "The Duel: The Art of the Southern Gentleman." This 30-minute new visitor experience will answer questions about dueling followed by an ACTUAL demonstration by our historic re-enactors. “The Duel” takes place every Thursday through Sunday throughout the day, free with paid admission.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 615-889-2941
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

This is quite the interesting historical site. I learned things about Andrew Jackson that I never knew before. I would recommend doing the audio tour. We did not, and regret not having done so. Watch out for the bees hovering around the out-buildings though. There...More

Thank flwrpeep
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We spent a cool, overcast morning visiting and had a very informative yet relaxing time. We started with the movie at the entrance which really helped orient you to the life and times of Andrew Jackson, picked up our self guided tour audio devices, and...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a great tour and would have been even better if it was not pouring rain! We went with the general tour. We carried handset recorders where you punch in the specific number and hear a piece about that assigned building or room. The...More

Thank Lynda2nd
Reviewed April 23, 2017

The Hermitage (Andrew Jackson's plantation) is a must see, especially if you are a history lover. The guided tour inside the mansion is done just right, with about 12 people or so per tour group. Best to go earlier in the day as the wait...More

Thank Trigor
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Hermitage on a Thursday afternoon No wait to buy tickets Museum was nice, gave you lots of information about Andrew Jackson and his life before and after Presidential term Movie is a must see for more information House was just OK There were...More

Thank beccal13
Reviewed April 22, 2017

I really enjoyed the walk from Andrew Jackson's Hermitage to the Field Quarter. Along the way, you can enjoy a babbling brook and see where the slaves who worked the fields lived. Don't miss the opportunity to walk around the grounds. The visit starts with...More

Thank MMcdon8267
Reviewed April 22, 2017

I just love the place, from visiting the mansion, explore the ground simply sit and immerse yourself in the life of this iconinc president. The ground are very well preserved and the museum will give you a very interesting understanding of the man and what...More

Thank Francois A
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this excursion.Plan to spend 3-4 hours at this site. Something for everyone, mansion tour, grounds tour, exhibits and museum store.

Thank eap55
Reviewed April 21, 2017

An interesting movie starts out this great tour of Jackson's Plantation. The hand-held devices give you lots of recorded information and are marked on your tour map by number. The grounds are beautiful and the house is remarkably well kept in its original state. It's...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Spent about 2.5 hours here with our kids (ages 8 &11). We enjoyed exploring the beautiful garden, mansion and grounds. Our children were fascinated by the tales that Poll (Jackson's parrot) told on their audio tour. The self-guided audio tour was informative and there was...More

Thank Michelle H
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Tracey E
November 6, 2017|
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Response from Jason N | Property representative |
There are wheelchairs available on-site if you should need one of those. Otherwise, the only stairs that would be used are those in the mansion to the second floor. As many have said, the longest walk is the path from the... More
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Simon A | Reviewed this property |
We only took the general admission, but the audio machine you can use for a self guided tour was sufficient in my opinion.
August 16, 2017|
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Response from roahokie | Reviewed this property |
They sell beverages at several locations so no need to pack your own. The length of the walk is up to you. For just the house and gardens probably less than 1 1/4 miles. Is tour all of the hounds maybe 3 miles?