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Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Nashville Cheekwood Estate and Gardens Admission
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Nashville Cheekwood Estate and Gardens Admission
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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...more
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1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205-4206
+1 615-356-8000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a flower enthusiast you must see Cheekwood. It is spectrum regardless of the season. They have various displays throughout the year. One of the past was the glass artist Chihuly Spring is a mass of colors and Christmas is just beautiful beyond...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danebeau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the gardens in October when there were pumpkins EVERYWHERE, scarecrows, and beautiful foliage intermixed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelMacks
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I'd love to come back in the spring and summer to see the gardens, We enjoyed the Christmas lights and displays. We had hot toddies as we walked and toured the Christmas light displays. The mansion also had a special exhibit for the Christmas season...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Petexian
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Do show up for the noon guided tour of this mansion! Very informative. House is in excellent condition and we enjoyed the art exhibit on the second floor showcasing five artists.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lydia H
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Complete waste of time and money! Very few exhibits to see. An entire floor was closed. Cafe & gift shop closed. No docents to guide. You do not get to see much of the home furnishings at all!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wildlyblessed
Reviewed 1 January 2019

I wondered why they had reservations at certain times BUT, when we arrived, I realized that there was a reason. Parking lot was run in very orderly fashion, extremely well lit and safety of all guests appears to be a priority with well lit pathway...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank foreverart
Reviewed 31 December 2018

We visited over the holidays and were knocked over by the tremendous light display. Advice for the future - get there before your slotted time. It got very crowded by the time we left.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donald B
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Enjoyed the magical lights Lots of people, families and kids Be sure and visit the mansion and look around inside it Plan to spend several hours Adult hot beverages are available for purchase if you get cold

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlabamaAngela
Reviewed 24 December 2018

This place is absolutely gorgeous at Christmas time. Beautiful grounds, reindeer, hot chocolate , s'mores and great music playing all over the place. I loved seeing the inside of the mansion too, it was beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristen W
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The botanical garden lights were nice, but unfortunately we felt it was way overpriced. For a child admission to be $14....don’t waste the money ...they would appreciate a lighted neighborhood probably just as much or more. This is worth a $10 adult admission fee and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Linda J
25 November 2018|
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Response from MissMem | Reviewed this property |
You have some answers already. I would suggest checking the website.
25 November 2018|
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Response from lisapT7951XB | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Cheekwood is open year-round. If you are visiting by the end of the year, you could enjoy the Christmas Lights throughout the gardens. Quite beautiful and a fun evening activity. The mansion is always festively... More
19 March 2018|
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Response from nancypF5640MS | Reviewed this property |
The tickets are normally for the day, however, sometimes they do have events which have tickets for specific times of the day or night. Its best to check the event calendar or call ahead to find out about the day you plan... More