Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art, Nashville

(4.2/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
Take in views of the Tennessee hills and explore the original gardens designed by Bryant Fleming at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art. The botanical gardens span over 22 hectares (55 acres) and showcase a diverse selection of styles and periods of garden design. In the herb study garden, you can touch, smell, and learn about plants and their culinary or medicinal uses. The site also features a Georgian-style mansion built in 1929 that now houses a museum of art. The museum includes a large collection of American and contemporary paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. Grab something to eat at the Pineapple Room restaurant, which features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the grounds. Make Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art a part of your Nashville vacation plans using our Nashville trip builder.
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  • We were there at Christmas time so the Park and the large house was julpyntat. Otherwise, it is doubtful whether the place is worth the entrance. 2 sad reindeer stood in a small enclosure outside. The reindeer were donated by Nicole Kidman and her husband!
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  • I visited the Cheekwood for the holiday lights. It was a magical experience! I really enjoyed that the light display had accompanying christmas music which made the experience wonderful and quite roma...  more »
  • On the front end it felt expensive... $50 for a couple. But on the back end, we were soooo glad we went. The lights were spectacular... around every bend was a new and exciting theme. Trains, balls, t...  more »