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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

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Closed on Mondays
Cheekwood Estate and Gardens Once the family home of Mabel and Leslie Cheek, this extraordinary 1930s estate, with its Georgian style mansion and 55 acres of cultivated gardens and expansive vistas, today serves the public as a botanic garden, woodland sculpture trail, and art museum.

Highlights:

  • Explore 12 beautiful themed gardens
  • Tour the Cheek Mansion, historically renovated to reflect the original design and environment created by Mabel and Leslie Sr in the 1930s.
  • Learn about the equestrian history in the newly renovated horse stalls and tack room at The Frist Learning Center
  • Follow the 0.9 mile path of The Carrell Woodland Sculpture Trail discovering a unique combination of art and nature (under renovations through Apr 2020)
  • Seasonal Festivals and Happenings throughout the year featuring permanent and temporary art exhibitions, activities, food and more.
Cheekwood is a 55-acre American Country Place Era estate in Nashville, Tennessee. Built in 1929 by the Cheek family, who amassed their fortune in part through the Maxwell House Coffee business, the estate was gifted and opened as a public institution in 1960.

Today, it features 12 distinct gardens, a woodland sculpture trail, a 7,000 piece permanent collection and a Georgian-style Mansion with historically furnished rooms and galleries. Over 225,000 visitors come to Cheekwood annually for year-round seasonal festivals, world-class art exhibitions, breathtaking gardens, and educational and public programs for all ages.

A member of the American Public Gardens Association, Cheekwood is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Its mission is to preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit.
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Georgian-style Mansion with historically furnished rooms and galleries Georgian-style Mansion with historically furnished rooms and galleries
12 distinct gardens 12 distinct gardens
Where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit. Where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit.
 
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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

Operating Times:

Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed on Mondays).
Closed Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Weekday mansion walk up tours at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM ; Weekend mansion walk up tours at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM; Weekend garden walk up tours at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Cheekwood offers public tours of the gardens and Cheek Mansion to individuals and families as part of general admission. Guided tours are interactive, discussion based, and last 45 minutes to one hour. Mansion tours, which are limited to 20 participants, can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis in the visitor center each day. All tours are subject to volunteer docent availability.

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 6 months of the purchase date.

Duration:

self-guided

Booth Location:

1200 Forrest Park Drive Nashville, TN 37205

Parking:

On-Site parking, $5.00 fee onsite.

Age Requirements:

Adults are ages 18 and up, Youth are ages 3-17, 2 and under are free. Senior discount for ages 65 and up. College Student discount with ID.

Notes:

Ticket valid during normal operating hours and not valid for special events, after hour events, concerts, Holiday LIGHTS, El Dia and Spring Art Hop.
Cheekwood is committed to making its exhibitions, programs and services as accessible as possible, and is actively working to make its grounds and facilities user-friendly. However, due to the historic nature of much of the gardens and mansion, some areas may present challenges to those in wheelchairs, or who have difficulty walking or climbing. Cheekwood provides manually operated wheelchairs as a courtesy to our guests. They are available on a first come, first served basis and can be checked-out from the Visitor Services Center.

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