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Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art

1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205-4206
+1 615-356-8000
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Downton Abbey costume tour

What beautiful grounds, amazing home/museum and what a treat to see the wardrobe from one of my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sadie S
via mobile
Really lovely

We picked a stupidly hot day to go, but the grounds are beautiful. All employees were genuinely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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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 of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts. Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities with four distinct festivals held during the year. From Cheekwood in Bloom with more than 50,000 tulips in the Spring, to a children’s wonderland of Christmas trees, Trains, Santa, live reindeer, and more during Holiday at Cheekwood, Cheekwood celebrates the seasons in style with something for everyone!
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205-4206
+1 615-356-8000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What beautiful grounds, amazing home/museum and what a treat to see the wardrobe from one of my favorite tv shows. I was able to get as close as I wanted to many of the outfits to look at the details not admired while watching the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We picked a stupidly hot day to go, but the grounds are beautiful. All employees were genuinely helpful and pleasant,

Thank JenRinCincy
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wonder how many people outside Nashville, Tennessee, are aware of the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art. I must admit I had no clue until I came across the name while researching other historical sites in Nashville. I immediately added it to our...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can walk through at your own pace and see as much or as little as you want. Cheekwood is very educational , relaxing and a great place to take photographs. You can spend the whole day there walking through the different gardens. I especially...More

Thank alisonc1218
Reviewed 4 days ago

WE visited Cheekwood Garden in May. The garden has nice size but did not really organize well, not whole lot botanical features. but has some nice area that you enjoy to visit

Thank tiger1127
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are members of the Missouri Botanical Garden so we try to visit gardens in other states. We were there for Christmas and again in June. The decorations at Christmas were breathtaking, really enjoyed. The garden itself during June was beautiful, want to come back...More

Thank Cardzfan1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visitors to our home and thought Cheekwood would be a great venue. The display right now is Downton Abbey costumes. It was excellent and worth a trip. Not sure how lone it will be on display but know that it doesn't matter what...More

Thank Muldoon72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheekwood has beautiful gardens and is very easy to stroll through. The Downton Abbey exhibit was well-done, but I was embarrassed by a guard who called out across a room of people that I shouldn't have used a flash. Since my camera doesn't flash unless...More

Thank MB219
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the Dressing Downton Abbey exhibit and it is spectacular. I learned so much about history from it too. The grounds are amazing. A guy in a large golf cart will take you from the parking lot to the main house. Take pictures...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see before September 11 as in the mansion is the Downton Abby display of pictures & mannequins in full garb from the program. Very well done!

Thank thistlecove4
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Call or email...and then if no favorable answer...you can just post an unfavorable review... BUT I would think they would respond to your concerns before you have to go that far. Good Luck
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Response from SDCooks | Reviewed this property |
Plan on 2 - 4 hours. There is a lot to see!