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Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art

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Nashville Cheekwood Estate and Gardens Admission
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Nashville Cheekwood Estate and Gardens Admission
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Experience Cheekwood, the 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era Estate in the United States. The Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase...more
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1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205-4206
+1 615-356-8000
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

These gardens are set in a very exclusive neighborhood, so be prepared to see one house lovelier than the next as you approach those gardens. The gardens themselves have something for everyone. There are herb gardens, fairy gardens, Japanese gardens and more. We did not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 884kathleenc
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We really enjoyed the botanical gardens, which were lovely. The Cheekwood Mansion is amazing so don't forget to go through it also. The current exhibit, which changes on a basis that I don't know was really cool. They were animals that were cast from recycled...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LisaSmith703
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The traveling art show, Cracking Art, was phenomenal. I love interactive art. The place isn't so huge that you feel overwhelmed. We also stumbled upon a Bonsai competition and got to vote for our favorite! The food options here are limited.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Am1121
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I think this was one of our favorite things we did in Nashville, but we like outdoor stuff. And I love art, and the Milan recycled plastic animal display they had was loved by my kids as well. We all had a great time walking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank deesselisa
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Cheekwood is the perfect size, big enough with lots to see without walking you to death. The gardens and outdoor areas are beautiful and we loved the juxtaposition with the Cracking Art exhibit, which can he found all over the grounds. The Mansion is beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kacey75
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Beautiful gardens if you want to spend the afternoon outdoors & walk around. Art changes & it should be on your list of you have time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ct_coronado
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I would highly recommend. The art exhibit was awesome. The gardens and trails are beautiful to walk through. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The mansion has a lot of great history to experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 796glenns
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We spent two hours here. It’s so pretty and mostly every plant they had there had a tag stating what it was. There was a cute little fairy garden and a train going through it. The estate was nice and the people that worked there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ashtb03
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

These botanic gardens with changing outdoor art are spectacular. Always great for a beautiful walk. When open nights there is food and available. There is also a cafe during the day. The Cheekwood Mansion is gorgeous and a reminder of what it was like to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JMasonNashville
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This place is a must see. The grounds are just beautiful. Walk the paths. The mansion is so historical. If the walls could talk. The reflection pool and arbor outside the game room is something I will try to replicate, A lot of walking but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Linda J
November 25, 2018|
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Response from MissMem | Reviewed this property |
You have some answers already. I would suggest checking the website.
November 24, 2018|
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Response from Lisa P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Cheekwood is open year-round. If you are visiting by the end of the year, you could enjoy the Christmas Lights throughout the gardens. Quite beautiful and a fun evening activity. The mansion is always festively... More
March 18, 2018|
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Response from nancypF5640MS | Reviewed this property |
The tickets are normally for the day, however, sometimes they do have events which have tickets for specific times of the day or night. Its best to check the event calendar or call ahead to find out about the day you plan... More