Nashville Historic Homes and Locations Guide

Visit Nashville History

Nashville and middle Tennessee is full or rich American History, from the Antebellum Homes to Civil War battlegrounds. Just walk the streets downtown and enjoy the ornate architecture of buildings that date back to late 19th century.

The Hermitage - Home of Andrew Jackson

Visit the historic home of the 7th US President Andrew Jackson - The Hermitage. Learn about his life and how he influenced our political structure. There is also a great love story with him and his wife Rachel. The historic home and grounds are a must for history buffs as well as school age children.

Nashville Historic Homes & Locations

The historic Spring Haven Mansion is a beautiful plantation home with rich pre-civil war history. It is the perfect wedding and reception destination and offers everything the bride and groom need in one a park like setting.

Spring Haven Mansion
545 East Main Street
37075 Hendersonvill , TN
Phone: (615) 826-9702

The Hermitage is a historical plantation and museum was home to Andrew Jackson the 7th President to the United States.

The Hermitage
4580 Rachels Ln
37076 Hermitage , TN
Phone: (615) 889-2941

The all-volunteer crew at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum hosts round-trip train rides from Nashville to locations east including Lebanon, Watertown, Cookeville, and Monterey.

Tennessee Central Railway Museum
220 Willow St
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 244-9001

The Lane Motor Museum in Nashville opened its doors in 2003 with a collection of 80 historic vehicles. There currently are 150 on display and the largest collection of European cars plus unique vehicles.

Lane Motor Museum
702 Murfreesboro Pike
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 742-7445

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum is one of the most unique historic homes in the Nashville, Tennessee area. The home, built by Judge John Overton was completed in 1799 - just three years after Tennessee gained statehood.

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum
636 Farrell Parkway
37220 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 832-8197

THE HISTORY OF CHEEKWOOD

Cheekwood Museum and Gardens
1200 Forrest Park Drive
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615.356.8000

The 27,000 square foot former home of country super-star Barbara Mandrell is open for daily tours.

This is the only "home of the star" tour in Nashville that you can actually go inside!

Fontanel Mansion
4225 Whites Creek Pike
37189 Whites Creek , TN
Phone: 615-724-1600

Open: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
37243 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 741-2692

Located just one mile south of Downtown Nashville and Music Row, The Timothy Demonbreun House is Nashville, Tennessee’s best and only world-class Bed and Breakfast and private venue which can easily accommodate eighty-five (85) guests for special

Timothy Demonbreun House
746 Benton Avenue
37204 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 383-0426

From two American Presidents to socialites at soirées, Historic Carnton Plantation has been a gathering place for ladies and gentlemen over the last two centuries.

Carnton Plantation
1345 Eastern Flank Circle
37064 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 794-0903

You’ve waited a lifetime for this special day…shouldn’t you enjoy it?

Riverwood Mansion
1833 Welcome Lane
37216 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 228-8892
Fax: (615) 228-1645

Our picturesque 1830′s antebellum farm estate exudes country charm and offers breathtaking backdrops for the most romantic event of your life – your wedding.

Historic Cedarwood
3831 Whites Creek Pike
37207 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 876-9999

The mission of Rippavilla Plantation, Incorporated is to preserve, restore and interpret the buildings and grounds of the Cheairs family utilizing the highest standards of scholarship, craftsmanship and preservation in order to create a site that

Rippavilla Plantation
5700 Main St
37174 Spring Hill , TN
Phone: (931) 486-9037
Fax: (931) 486-3175

Follow the life of one of Tennessee’s most influential 19th century characters, Judge John Overton. The historic house represents in detail his family, his ventures, and the friendships he built before his death in 1833.

Travellers Rest Plantation
636 FARRELL PARKWAY
37220 Nashville , TN
Phone: 866-832-8197

As the largest house museum in Nashville, we take pride in our ability to provide our guests with an interactive and informative tour.

Belmont Mansion
1700 Acklen Avenue
37122 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 460-5459

Established in 1892 as the Union Gospel Tabernacle, Ryman Auditorium is a National Historic Landmark. Most famous as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 —1974, there is far more to the story of Music City’s most recognizable icon.

Ryman Auditorium
116 Fifth Avenue North
37219 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 889-3060

Nashville's Bicentennial Mall State Park is a beautiful park full of Tennessee history. Located directly behind the state capital building and next to the Nashville farmers market there is lots of parking and often events.

Bicentennial Mall State Park
600 James Robertson Pkwy
37243 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 741-5280

The Fort Negley Visitors Center is a historical education and outdoor recreation center of the Nashville Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation. Fort Negley is a place where people and history come together.

Fort Negley Visitors Center and Park
1100 Fort Negley Blvd.
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-8470

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