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Belmont Mansion

1700 Acklen Ave, Nashville, TN 37212-3810
+1 615-460-5459
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One rich mama!

So this was right in the heart of Belmont university but a really cool stop. The lady of the house... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura R
Olathe, Kansas
via mobile
A Crown Jewel of Nashville

Visited Nashville's largest antebellum house museum - Belmont Mansion. Exquisite. The tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marrero, Louisiana
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Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee and one of a few whose history revolves around the life of a woman: Adelicia Acklen.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1700 Acklen Ave, Nashville, TN 37212-3810
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So this was right in the heart of Belmont university but a really cool stop. The lady of the house - Adelecia - had a cool story and showed off her money which made the mansion beautiful. If you have time, would recommend the stop.

1  Thank Laura R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Nashville's largest antebellum house museum - Belmont Mansion. Exquisite. The tour guide was extremely informative and knew the history of the owners very well. It is fascinating to see the furnishings of the nineteenth century and visualize how the people of that era lived...More

Thank RetiredNavy80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you check the tour times in advance. This is really a lovely home on the Belmont University campus. It was owned by a woman who started the university. Period antiques, wonderful stories, a very nice tour. Check out the hall tree as you...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Belmont Mansion was the summer home of Adelicia Achlen. Through her own spunkiness she kept it through the civil war. This tour was a trip back in time displaying an audacious amount of wealth. Our guide, Dani, was very knowledgeable and instructive. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank KSGN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited all the other mansions in the Nashville area but this is the first visit to Belmont. What a surprise! The Belmont is the largest of the antebellum houses in the south. Most of the rooms are huge with 14 foot ceilings. The...More

Thank ALA_Traveler52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son and I visited the mansion on a Monday late morning. Parking is a little tricky if you have not been in the area. There is a small lot next to the mansion but more parking along the road and a small campus...More

Thank sullivan76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting to learn about what life was like in the 1800's and for the lady of the house. Can't beat the price for the time you can spend there!

Thank petemaglocci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took a tour of the mansion. Tim was our guide and was very knowledgeable, and we could tell he was passionate about the home's history. Many of the furnishings are original, and much of the family's china and personal items remain....More

Thank MidwestEmptynester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect. But found it to be outstanding. The mansion is fantastic, and very well done. The real fun is the story of the owner, our tour guide, Dixon, did an outstanding job of telling the story with a bit of humour...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming and educative visit to a beautiful building with great history in the heart of the Belmont University Campus. The guides, Andy and Matthew rocked !

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21 April 2017|
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Response from Belmont-Mansion | Property representative |
There is a parking lot adjacent to the Mansion that is available for visitors. We look forward to seeing you!
16 April 2017|
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Response from Belmont-Mansion | Property representative |
Yes, the self-guided garden tour is free of charge. Enjoy!
15 March 2017|
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Response from Belmont-Mansion | Property representative |
We welcome children on tour! Some of the most interesting questions come from our younger guests.