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The mansion is closed for tours. If you stay at the Inn, you may be able to borrow a golf cart to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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Great food and fun

Fontanel is a great place to take visitors to tour and the food is wonderful as well. You can sit... read more

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Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell, and is Nashville's only country music mansion tour giving visitors a sneak peek into the lives of country music greats. The home...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
4125 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189-9124
+1 615-724-1600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mansion is closed for tours. If you stay at the Inn, you may be able to borrow a golf cart to drive up to the mansion to peer through the windows. Eerie...

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fontanel is a great place to take visitors to tour and the food is wonderful as well. You can sit outside the café and eat almost bistro style in the country.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MsLTC
Reviewed May 11, 2019

The mansion is no longer available for touring...only used for special occasions. We only went to the gift shop but there is a restaurant and a distillery, also a zipline.

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Stopped and found out a company bought Fontanel Mansion and no longer gives tours. The Mansion can be rented for weddings/parties etc.

Date of experience: March 2019
6  Thank Joleen G
Reviewed March 25, 2019

This is a must see place when visiting Nashville. We came from Scottsdale to just visit this place because we have heard so many things about it. It was worth the trip.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank americanvet1
Reviewed March 18, 2019

When you talk about The Fontanel (originally the home of Country singer, Barbara Mandrell), you can talk about the history, but if you have not been there in awhile, it is much more today. Their is an awarded Southern Living home, now a bed-n-breakfast (The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed February 19, 2019

A definite to anyone in Nashville to enjoy music and family. A ways out of Nashville, but worth the short drive. Great music, cold beer and hamburgers, hot dogs and snacks. And to everyone's surprise no cover change or entry fee. great location, where you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 7777Critic
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

I just called to find information about the tours of the mansion. The woman stated that there are NO more tours available. It is used as a rental for events only.

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank UroDocSam
Reviewed January 27, 2019

We tried to visit the Fontanel Mansion. When we arrived we were told by one of the workers at one of the Fontanella restaurant and also one of the workers at the gift shop that the mansion was closed to tours for an undetermined time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank James D
Reviewed January 21, 2019

We checked with several sources (Google, Fontanel website) to make sure we could tour Fontanel. There was no indication tours were not being offered. We took a 25 minute Lyft to get here and when we arrived there was a notebook piece of paper on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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November 7, 2018|
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Response from carlasueq | Property representative |
The Fontanel Mansion is available for private events only at this time. Tours are no longer being given. The Fontanel property on White's Creek Pike is still an amazing place to visit. You can eat in the cafe, tour and... More
March 18, 2018|
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Response from SaraCathyG | Reviewed this property |
It takes approximately 17 to 20 minutes using I-24 west
February 4, 2018|
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Response from Bonnie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I did it.