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Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art

1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205-4206
+1 615-356-8000
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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!
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1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205-4206
+1 615-356-8000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting in the fall gives you the opportunity to see the house made of pumpkins for sale and the scarecrows made by different schools/organizations. Gardens are beautiful! Only drawback was found it easy to get mixed up as to where you are, such as a...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is much to see and the gardens cater to both children and adults. What impressed us the most was how well the trails were up kept with bark mulch. Be sure to eat at the Pineapple Room while you are there! We found the...More

Thank BrentFinch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art is located on 55 acres, approximately 8 miles from downtown Nashville. The mansion was originally built by Leslie & Mabel Cheek in 1929. It was developed in to a botanical garden and the mansion in to a museum...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very disappointed in our trip today. Only one floor was open for viewing. Apparently, they were changing out displays. We were still charged the regular price even though not all of the museum was open for viewing. If we had known that, we would...More

1  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens at Cheekwood are accessible and simply lovely. I liked the human scale of the gardens and the variety. I was only able to visit one floor of the home on the day I was there so it was a bit disappointing not to...More

1  Thank jbcmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Cheekwood today. We are members, so we have been there a number of times before. Today it was prepared with many Fall things like pumpkins, and mums. It was beautiful. The Mansion has been restored to wheat it would...More

Thank Fisherman243
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheekwood is just an all around fabulous place to spend your day. Its exhibits are fantastic and its grounds are extensive and a sight to behold! From the large, flowing pond where hundreds of tadpoles gather in the summer to the surrounding lush greenery, you...More

Thank Lyman_Donna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I toured these gardens on our Sunday afternoon in Nashville. I'm not a big botanical garden person, but my sister is so I agreed to go. This one is really well done and I actually enjoyed it. My favorite was the Japanese...More

Thank Hcaff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for the eclipse, so not the best time for the flowers! But the grounds are lovely and the Downton Abbey Clothing display was entertaining! I'll definitely check it out again when the flowers are in bloom!

1  Thank SkippinWork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By boyfriend bought us tickets as a surprise one weekend. We had a fantastic time walking around the gardens and the main house. The gardens are beautiful and perfectly manicured. Next time we will pack and picnic lunch and have it under the trees in...More

1  Thank Rozzyn B
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Call or email...and then if no favorable answer...you can just post an unfavorable review... BUT I would think they would respond to your concerns before you have to go that far. Good Luck
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Response from SDCooks | Reviewed this property |
Plan on 2 - 4 hours. There is a lot to see!