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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 615-889-2941
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The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States, and recently named the #1 historic house in Tennessee. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings, that welcomes some 200,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage this fall and holiday season to witness "The Duel: The Art of the Southern Gentleman." This 30-minute new visitor experience will answer questions about dueling followed by an ACTUAL demonstration by our historic re-enactors. “The Duel” takes place every Thursday through Sunday throughout the day, free with paid admission.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
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On our way to a wedding in Massachusetts last summer, we decided to make this a 15 state driving tour with Presidents burial sites as a highlight. The Hermitage was certainly a highlight, very beautiful and well done. I would recommend it to all who...More

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like history, lush lawns, or historic homes then you need to go. A lot of rooms are roped off, but they give guided tours with interesting info.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Hermitage on a very warm Saturday morning. It was more than we expected but we were surprised by the wait to get into the house. The museum part was not expected and was very well done and very interesting It would be...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been to Nashville a number of times I am embarrassed to say we've never thought to visit the Andrew Jackson homestead. History does not recognize how highly regarded this president was in his time. It was a nice reminder from the history classes taken...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are in Nashville, visiting Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is a must. On site is a small, very tastefully done museum with tons of historical information, his home with original furniture and beautiful grounds. Docents are knowledgeable and informative. School children were in residence the...More

Thank Mardi K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great way to spend the day! So much history! Would recommend for school age and up... educational information everywhere. Highly recommend for a family or multiple generations to spend a day or weekend. They have a restaurant on site (suggestion to The Hermitage: offer...More

Thank 4US2
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds. Mansion was amazing. Very well preserved original furniture. We took an audio tour which gave a lot of information. We also took a carriage ride.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

You will do a lot of walking around to visit this site, so be sure to wear sunscreen and don't come on a rainy day. The ground are really beautiful, but ironically the signs point out that in Jackson's day, the trees were mostly not...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to go visit here check it out for the day, and we weren't disappointed. There's tours of the house, but the rest of it you're free to walk around on your own. The gardens are absolutely beautiful, and there is...More

Thank Karol K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour. Did not get the listen in device where you can hear recordings of everything so we missed out on that. Had to wait@ 30 min. or so to get into the mansion as they only allow 15 at a time. Can't walk...More

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985monicag
28 May 2018|
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Response from Janice447981 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would say yes because it is in the grounds. At the moment General Jackson’s monument is covered due to vandalism
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soldonpr
10 April 2018|
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Response from dennish414 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them at the Hermitage but buying in advance will save waiting in line.
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3 April 2018|
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Response from cameramonster |
When we were there, two “gentlemen” gave some of the history of dueling as well as explaining the rules of how it all worked. They performed a skit of how one might have actually looked and dispelled misconceptions we had... More
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