We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Oaklands Mansion

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro, TN 37130-2955
Phone Number: +1 615-893-0022
Website
Today
10:00 - 16:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

A hidden gem in the heart of Tennessee. Visit today to explore beautiful...

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 146 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Oaklands Mansion

Love history - you will enjoy touring Oakland Mansion and grounds. Conner Moss, Curator, brought the past to life on the tour of the mansion. An excellent tour. Grounds are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
Cheryl R
,
Saint Petersburg Beach
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 144: English reviews
Saint Petersburg Beach
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Love history - you will enjoy touring Oakland Mansion and grounds. Conner Moss, Curator, brought the past to life on the tour of the mansion. An excellent tour. Grounds are beautiful. Highly recommend!

Helpful?
1 Thank Cheryl R
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an old house. If you like old houses this is for you. Lots local history here if that is your thing. They have tours of the house on different seasons, for example you can see what a death and funeral were like in the south during Halloween and what Christmas was like during the period the house was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard D
Level Contributor
67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

A place rich in history - step back in time and learn about the history of Murfreesboro. The grounds are beautiful in the Summer and walking the grounds is free. Carve out an afternoon for a historic treat.

Helpful?
Thank M R
Level Contributor
59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I always take my furbabies here to walk around and run. The grounds are beautiful. Many photo shoots happen here. Love the little round track down by the water. You must tour the mansion! Absolutely beautiful!

Helpful?
Thank baharker
Conway, South Carolina
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Though we arrived between scheduled tour times, James was willing to give a small group our own tour of this fascinating and gorgeous mansion. We learned about how it was built, added onto, looted, sold, abandoned, and finally brought back to life by a group of dedicated history enthusiasts in Murfreesboro. Thanks, James, for a wonderful trip back to the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ellen A
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent location for a,wedding and/or bridal or engagement shoot. Al as done weddings here and staff is helpful.

Helpful?
Thank AlLindaGordon
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I actually visited here 2 years ago in May. Brought my mom out for Mother's day and we all had a great time! Absolutely love the history and info video before the tour.

Helpful?
Thank Steven C
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My family loved taking a tour of this house and seeing the grounds. I'm glad they were able to stop this house from being knocked down, and it's so nice of the family to donate furnishings to the museum. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Carolyn K
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was a nice tour of an antebellum home. The dosent was enthusiastic and well educated. The tour combined historical facts about the home and family and Civil War battles in TN. The style of the home is not one I associate with antebellum era homes. I usually think of Georgian "Gone With the Wind' grandeur. It was largely influenced... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ron D
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
182 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

As others have said, it is very fortunate that this house still stands for us to visit, enjoy and learn from today. The very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides really bring the tour and house to life. If you are on the fence about visiting Oaklands, take a chance. We were not sure what to expect and were delighted with the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Levannah

Travellers who viewed Oaklands Mansion also viewed

 

Been to Oaklands Mansion? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Oaklands Mansion staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?