Tours

General Jackson welcomed many important visitors to The Hermitage throughout his life. Continuing his tradition, The Hermitage staff welcomes you to an enjoyable experience with family and friends.

Come to Nashville to tour Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage – Home of the People’s President.

Seasonal Hours

Day before Thanksgiving hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Christmas Eve Hours: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Hermitage is open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

October 16 – March 14
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

March 15 – October 15
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

General Admission

Your General Admission ticket includes:

$20.00 Adults
$17.00 Seniors (Age 62+)
$15.00 Students (Age 13-18)
$10.00 Children (Age 6-12)
$10.00 Veterans
FREE Active Military and Children (5 & under)
$54.00 Family Pass (2 adults and 2 children/students under 18 years of age)

Upgrade to the Multimedia Experience

Upgrade your General Admission tickets to the Multimedia Experience! You’ll receive an upgraded device to enhance your visit with period images, maps of the property, and an interactive timeline not available anywhere else on the tour. You’ll also receive a 10% discount in the Museum Store. The cost for this enhanced experience is $8.00 with your General Admission ticket.

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VIP Admission

Imagine having the opportunity to experience one of the top-rated and most authentically preserved presidential homes in the country unlike anyone else!

Our brand new VIP Admission is the ultimate way for any presidential or American history fan to visit the home of our 7th President. Your VIP Admission includes ALL General Admission ticket amenities PLUS:

  • A 1.5-hour guided, VIP Tour through the grounds and mansion with an experienced guide and a small group of visitors.
  • Special access to the mansion balcony. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the view from the beautiful Hermitage balcony!
  • Guided tour of the grounds, Jackson’s tomb, and gardens.
  • Limited group size.

VIP Tours are currently being offered at 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

$50.00 per person

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hermitage mansion tour An Actress Stands in the Doorway of The Hermitage Mansion

Hermitage Mansion Tour

Included with admission | Interpreter-led

Walk though The Hermitage mansion guided by in-character interpreters to explore the house of Andrew Jackson restored with hundreds of his original belongings.


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Visitors Reading About The Hermitage Mansion

Audio Tour

Included with admission | Self-guided

Discover The Hermitage with our audio tours to learn more about Andrew Jackson’s farm and garden, museum exhibits, Jacksonian era artifacts and more.


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Multimedia Tour

Included with Multimedia Experience admission upgrade | Self-guided

Experience an upgraded audio tour with a new multimedia player so you can access period images, maps of the property and an interactive timeline.


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VIP Tour

Included with VIP Admission | 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

The VIP Tour is the ultimate way to experience the home of our 7th President!


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The Hermitage By Wagon Tour

April through October, weather permitting | $11 per person with admission, 5 and under free

Tour The Hermitage by horse-drawn wagon for a glimpse into what life was like on this 1000-acre cotton plantation for Andrew Jackson, his family and his slaves.


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The Mantle at the Tulip Grove Mansion

Tulip Grove Tour

Monday through Friday | $5 per person with admission

Tour the magnificent architecture of the Tulip Grove mansion and yard, previous home to Andrew Jackson Donelson, presidential secretary to Andrew Jackson.


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Hermitage Ghost Tours

Seasonal | Available for private bookings

Join a special 90-minute lantern-lit tour as your guide takes you on a ghostly voyage into The Hermitage mansion, Rachel and Andrew’s tomb and the First Hermitage cabin.


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The Hermitage Mansion and Grounds in the Winter

Holiday Evening Tours

Seasonal | 7 p.m. | $28 per person

Invite your loved ones to spend your holidays at The Hermitage with exclusive holiday themed tours of the property.


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Garden Tour

Seasonal | Included with admission | Fridays and Saturdays

Take in the beauty and tranquility of The Hermitage gardens on this seasonal tour.


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