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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 615-889-2941
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Historic Tennessee - Southern Plantations and Presidents
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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage General Admission
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The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States, and recently named the #1 historic house in Tennessee. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings, that welcomes some 200,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage this summer and witness "The Duel: The Art of the Southern Gentleman." This 30-minute new visitor experience will answer questions about dueling followed by an ACTUAL demonstration by our historic re-enactors. “The Duel” takes place every Thursday through Sunday throughout the day, free with paid admission.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 615-889-2941
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited The Hermitage to pass a half day before flying home and found it an interesting and informative tour about General Jackson's life and experiences in the American War of Independence and his time as President. Recommended.

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the Hermitage once before many years ago when it was just a mansion you could tour. Now it's a whole complex with a museum, gift shop, cafe outbuildings, and the graves of Jackson, his wife, family members and retainers on 1,000 acres with...More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed the Hermitage, historic home of Andrew Jackson out 7th President. The museum was full of information, displays, interactive options for kids/adults alike. And the movie gave a great overview of Jackson's life & presidency. Altho we didn't take the horse drawn wagon...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So glad our party went there. Lots of history and artifacts. Well preserved. Be sure to check out the amazing wallpaper in the mansion foyer. About 90% of furnishing are original. We found the audio tour part very good. Good for children as well. Took...More

Thank Karinmch
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful property best seen early (9am) before the heat & crowds build. Tour the home first, as tour groups are only 12 people & there was a line by 11 am. Don’t miss the explanation & re-enactment of the duel- fascinating &...More

Thank travgrrl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love love love the plantation house and museum. So much to learn and the plantation house was perfectly restored. Guys were very knowledgeable and the grounds were gorgeous

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well preserved, great walking tour and events. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful grounds, wonderful history. Should definitely visit when in Nashville. 30 minutes outside of Nashville.

Thank Scotty F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Hermitage is amazing! We loved the grounds and mansion, and our tour guide Elizabeth was definitely a highlight. We also loved the junior docents— what a wonderful program! The actors that put on the duel were also fantastic and so friendly. 10/10, best vacation...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I will be honest and say whilst i knew bits about American History prior to my visit i really didn’t know much. This place is a fantastic place to learn about a snapshot in to American history, learning both the good and the bad sides....More

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an excellent tour -- a lot of haunted history! Our tour guide was so informative and funny -- it made it so worth it.

Thank kebbity
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5 October 2017|
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Response from Simon A | Reviewed this property |
We only took the general admission, but the audio machine you can use for a self guided tour was sufficient in my opinion.
17 August 2017|
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Response from roahokie | Reviewed this property |
They sell beverages at several locations so no need to pack your own. The length of the walk is up to you. For just the house and gardens probably less than 1 1/4 miles. Is tour all of the hounds maybe 3 miles?
5 August 2017|
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Response from roahokie | Reviewed this property |
I bought mine at gate and the line was short.