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Oaklands Mansion

900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro, TN 37130-2955
+1 615-893-0022
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Beautiful Mansion

This was a beautiful mansion. The tour guide was very informative giving us a piece of history as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathy M
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Missouri
Flashlight Night

We love the Oaklands Mansion and especially love their fall special events. If you take a tour in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MAHendricks
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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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A hidden gem in the heart of Tennessee. Visit today to explore beautiful Oaklands Mansion. While here, see the native tree arboretum with walking trails, heritage gardens and natural wetlands of adjacent Oaklands Park.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (22 reviews)
“period pieces” (5 reviews)
“civil war” (33 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro, TN 37130-2955
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+1 615-893-0022
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"beautiful historic home"
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"excellent tour"
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"gift shop"
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"original pieces"
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"on display"
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"minute tour"
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"beautiful grounds"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a beautiful mansion. The tour guide was very informative giving us a piece of history as well as information about the house.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Oaklands Mansion and especially love their fall special events. If you take a tour in October, you will learn about the Victorian mourning customs observed at that time. Also, we went on a Flashlight night, which was a dark tour of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to find that a private event was on and we were unable to get in. We had checked the website before heading off from Nashville and nothing was mentioned. It would be useful if attractions could post something on their website to let...More

1  Thank Debs2134
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James M, Executive Director at Oaklands Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Debs2134, Please accept my most sincere apologies. You are correct. My weekend staff member made a mistake when they told you that they would be unable to provide the 3:00 tour. They should have offered to begin your tour immediately before, or after, the...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Very nice and peaceful place to take a walk, take pictures, or explore. The building in beautiful. We'll be back.

1  Thank Arikae12
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We were 80's rockers and had to solve the mystery of "Who Done it!" It was a blast 💥. This fund raiser was something that we will be back for. After a tour of the mansion we sat down to dinner and were in the...More

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James M, Executive Director at Oaklands Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

We are thrilled to know that you had a great time at the museum's latest Murder Mystery Dinner! Follow us on Facebook and visit our website to subscribe to the newsletter. We have a lot of fun events planned for the rest of 2018!

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We've been to several events held here and had enjoyed every single one of them. From candlelight tours to hot air ballon festivals it's a great place to visit and honor our history!

1  Thank Verna C
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

A terrific guide walked us through a tour of the mansion. I could just imagine what times were like in the 1800’s on this plantation. This is a great way to get a little bit of local history and the names associated with the mansion...More

2  Thank Holly K
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James M, Executive Director at Oaklands Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the review!

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

While visiting the Nashville area, you have to take in Oakland Mansion. The guide was the BEST of all of the guides we listened to at many different houses and Historical Tours. It is amazing architecture and unbelievable how 10 local ladies saved this derelict...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Joe was our guide and he was great. It was just my wife and I on the tour, so it did not seem like a canned tour. He made it enjoyable and he was patient in answering all of our questions. I would recommend this...More

Thank Matt C
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James M, Executive Director at Oaklands Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour! Joe makes sure that every tour is unique. We love our guides and our guests!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I had lived in or near Murfreesboro for 9 years, both as a student at MTSU and later with my husband, but never in those nine years had visited Oaklands Mansion. So in February, 37 years after moving from the area, I went to visit...More

Thank Franne B
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James M, Manager at Oaklands Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hi Franne, Thank you for your review; we are so glad that you had a great experience! It is good to hear that you enjoyed entering each room. We strive to make the mansion both accurate and accessible. Your comments about steps and stairs are...More

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Samuel G
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
15.00 but they do have some discounts. This is well worth the money and you can browse the grounds at your leisure.
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FreckledTravler
December 8, 2017|
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Response from OaklandsMansion | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your question! We have a number of different admission rates: $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for AARP, AAA, Active or Retired Military, $6.00 for Students and Free for Members! If you have any other questions... More
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