Tours

General Jackson welcomed many important visitors to The Hermitage throughout his life. Continuing his tradition, we welcome you to an enjoyable experience with family and friends as you tour Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage – Home of the People’s President. We offer many regular and seasonal tours and exhibits that are included with your admission ticket or available for purchase. Get more information about admission and hours to plan your visit.

Be sure to check out our digital resources as well. From views of the mansion and our historic garden to discussions with our curatorial team and even our president and CEO, we share little-known facts about The Hermitage and even Andrew Jackson himself, as well as insights on why our team members choose to work at the home of the 7th president. We hope you will enjoy these videos and find them helpful, encouraging and timely. Visit our Videos page for all of our offerings. We also will share updates on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

You can also play a part in helping to preserve our site by donating here.

Group Tours
Groups are graciously welcomed to The Hermitage. Learn more about group rates and reserving a group tour.

Admission

Please note: We encourage you to arrive a minimum of 30 minutes in advance of your Mansion Tour time to allow time to park and make your way to the mansion. The time on your ticket indicates when you need to be in line for your Mansion Tour. There will be a short wait before your tour.

The rest of the site, including the film and self-guided tour of the museum, garden and grounds can take place at any time during your visit. The Hermitage Enslaved: A Wagon Tour can be purchased separately.

Hermitage Grounds Pass

The Grounds Pass allows visitors access to our 1,120 acres full of history and tranquil beauty, including the historic garden, field quarters, walking trail, museum and film (the Hermitage mansion is not included).


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The Mansion Tour

Timed Entry Tours

The Mansion Tour includes admission to the grounds, The Hermitage mansion and a self-guided tour of the farmland that was once The Hermitage.


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Commander in Chief Tour

Experience Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage in an exclusive tour with the President and CEO of the Andrew Jackson Foundation, Howard J. Kittell. This walking tour gives visitors a 90-minute glimpse of the grounds, mansion, garden and tomb where the President and Mrs. Jackson are buried. While in the mansion, visitors have the opportunity to take in the view from the beautiful Hermitage balcony!


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VIP Tour

Available Thursdays – Tuesdays | $65 Per Person

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


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The Hermitage Enslaved: A Wagon Tour

Available Thursdays – Tuesdays | Limit 14 people per tour | $15 per person

The Hermitage Enslaved: A Wagon Tour takes visitors beyond the Hermitage mansion and into the plantation fields where the majority of the enslaved men, women and children worked and lived under the ownership of Andrew Jackson.


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Alfred Jackson in Alfred's Cabin

In Their Footsteps: Lives of The Hermitage Enslaved Tour

1 p.m. Thursdays – Tuesdays | $50 Per Person

The “In Their Footsteps” walking tour highlights the lives of the enslaved men, women and children who worked within the mansion during the life of Andrew Jackson and their stories beyond Jackson’s death and emancipation.


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Digging In Arboretum Tours

The Digging In: Arboretum Tour is an hour-long walking tour of the arboretum with a member of our garden team. Tickets are $35 and also include a Grounds Pass, granting Arboretum Tour guests access to the Born for a Storm exhibit, the Jackson film, historic garden, historic buildings (excluding the interior of the Hermitage mansion) and more. Tours are offered quarterly, on the third Thursday of the month, giving visitors the chance to identify trees in all four seasons.


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Plan Your Visit

Find helpful information about admission, hours, special events and even suggested itineraries for your visit to The Hermitage in Nashville.

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