Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, Nashville

4.6
#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Nashville
Learn about the life of America's seventh president at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. His plantation is now a museum and National Historic Landmark. Artifacts and displays provide insight into the Jackson's life and a glimpse of the South of the 1800s. Explore the mansion, grounds, memorials, and tombs. Pick up an audio guide, or join a guided tour to enhance your visit. A wagon tour, available at an additional cost, takes you through the back of the field quarters and focuses on what slavery was like on a 19th-century farm. Refuel with some Southern-style picnic food and a Coke float at the on-site restaurant. You can plan Nashville trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
map
Places to stay near Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
4,320 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Wandering where Jackson, his family, and his political friends walked makes one hungry to learn more about this man and political atmosphere of the time. Touring the house and grounds, one sees the pa...  more »
  • Visiting Nashville for a few days, we made our list of things to do. The Hermitage was on the list, as it seemed a logical choice. This stop turned out to be one of our trip’s highlights. The house wa...  more »
  • Not to often you get go back in history for yourself. To get to walk in the footsteps a president walked. It was exciting. We did the audio tour which gave more in depth information about the legend a...  more »
Google
  • My wife and I just visited Andrew Jackson's Hermitage today, 12-18-17. Both of us love history, and the Hermitage does an excellent job of detailing the life of former president Andrew Jackson (he is on our $20 bills). We took the "Presidential Tour" which was excellent. You receive earphones and an easy to use device that lets you listen to all sorts of history at various points around the huge estate. The museum was great, the movie professional and the tour of the huge mansion was fabulous! Don't miss the Hermitage! Paul & Janice
  • The home is included and the base ticket price. The Mansion is a beautiful walkthrough tour with a tour guide and a group that you moved through the house with. Photos are allowed & they encourage questions. Unless you buy the tickets for the carriage tour, which I suggest, or the garden tour tickets the rest is just walk through on your own. When you buy your general admission you are given a little recorder that allows you to press in the numbers of the area you're at to hear information about that section of the property. My personal suggestion it should do the upgraded package, the little handset you have gives you some pictures to learn about the property more
  • Great place to see America's history Had a lot of fun The docents are super cool and know a lot of information See the bed or chair that Andrew Jackson used . The museum has a ton items that are tied to Andrew Jackson or his family. I learned a lot about the history of Andrew Jackson. Audio tour guide was super fun. Be sure to check out gift shop to remember your trip. There is also a cutie little cafe to have lunch or afternoon tea. Be sure to see Andrew Jackson's tomb and the horses and livestock throughout the grounds.
  • My grandsons and I enjoyed our day thoroughly at the Hermitage. It was easy to find our way through the exhibits and mansion since the the guides were so friendly and knowledgeable. The experience made history about Andrew Jackson come alive. I would recommend going to the Hermitage to anyone interested in understanding American History.
  • Very clean, very polite people, worth the money. It was a very informative tour that laid out General Jackson’s best and worst hits. This man accomplished quite a bit during his life and it was a very enlightening experience. We went in December and I wish we visited in the spring as there is quite a nice garden there that would have been great in full bloom.

Plan your trip to Nashville

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Andrew Jackson's Hermitage by other users

7 days in Nashville & Memphis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Louisville & Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM IRELAND October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans