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“Great place to go for flowers & exciting exhibits. ”

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art
Ranked #24 of 253 things to do in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts. Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities with four distinct festivals held during the year. From Cheekwood in Bloom with more than 50,000 tulips in the Spring, to a children’s wonderland of Christmas trees, Trains, Santa, live reindeer, and more during Holiday at Cheekwood, Cheekwood celebrates the seasons in style with something for everyone!
Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I would suggest you get there right when they open so there ate not as many people around. . . Especially if you want pictures of the amazing scenery and grounds. The Bug exhibit was going on when we went which was fun to see all the different bug sculptures integrated into the beautiful surroundings. Plus, I'm trying to get better at DSLR photography and this place has so many beautiful areas to photograph. And mention the most important thing...I became engaged here!

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

wonderful place outside the City for peace and quiet and relaxation. Cheekwood is a beautiful location and is worth the drive or ride about 20 min out of Downtown.

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Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is amazing piece of history and the gardens wow is breathtaking. The restaurant is excellent too espec for a "Tea Garden" experience. Just lovely way to spend an afternoon

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

The gardens here and museum are a wonderful place to spend the day! It is one of the prettiest spots in the southeast!

Thank Jeremy H
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Cheekwood Gardens are a wonderful place to spend an afternoon when you're visiting Nashville. Right now, there is a special exhibit of huge wooden bugs throughout the gardens. They are amazing! The Pineapple Restaurant is a lovely spot for lunch.

Thank TNLady60
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