Belmont Mansion

Belmont Mansion
1700 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN 37212
1-800-987-9852  
Detail Guided tour last approximately 1 hour.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Neither Cameras nor Video Cameras are Permitted
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Description
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The Belmont Mansion is located on the campus of Belmont University and functions as a unique historic museum in the area. The Belmont Mansion was constructed between 1849 and 1853 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. The gorgeous mansion features authentic Greek Revival and Victorian architecture and is maintained by the Belmont Mansion Association.

Tours of the Belmont Mansion run every half hour and are run by an expert tour guide. The entire journey with your guide will last about an hour, but afterward you’re welcome to continue meandering through the stunning antebellum home and even visit the museum shop on site. This is the largest house museum in Tennessee and provides an intimate look at Victorian home life.

A few of the collection items you’ll see at the Belmont Mansion include 19th-century:

  • Paintings & portraits
  • Jewelry
  • Furniture
  • Glassware, porcelain, and silver
  • Statues
  • Prints, engravings & maps

With more than 2,000 items to peruse, history lovers are sure to enjoy their time at the mansion. Plus, in addition to the many historic artifacts available for you to see, there is a beautiful garden on-site with a fountain, gazebo, and water tower, all with its original architecture. The garden and grounds at the Belmont Mansion served as Nashville’s first public park and zoo.

More About The Belmont Mansion
This 177-acre estate was home to socialite Adelicia Acklen and her family. Boasting more than 35 rooms and an elaborate architectural design, this 19,000 square foot estate became one of the most elaborate antebellum homes in the South. Complete with expert landscaping, lush gardens, a zoo, art gallery, and bowling alley, guests at the Belmont Mansion will see just how wealthy Southerners lived in the Civil War era.

If you’ve got an interest in history, gorgeous architecture, or even unique gardens, the Belmont Mansion Tours are sure to leave a lasting impression! 

Frequently Asked Questions for Belmont Mansion:
  • Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at Belmont Mansion?
    Tour lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • What amenities (such as ATM, gift shop, etc) are available?
    There is a gift shop.
  • Is Belmont Mansion handicap accessible?
    Yes.
  • Is parking available at Belmont Mansion? Is it free?
    Parking is available in the lot adjacent to Belmont Mansion. If this lot is full, follow the blue signs for additional university visitor parking.
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