Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage will Host Ghost Tours Again this Fall!

From September 16 through November 1, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage will open its site in the evening each Wednesday through Sunday for ghost tours. Social distancing measures, including a cap of 13 guests per tour, will remain in place. Guests will be required to wear masks on all tours.

“The ghost tours are a way for visitors to safely explore the haunted side of history after dark this fall,” said Howard J. Kittell, President and CEO of the Andrew Jackson Foundation. “Visitors will journey through the mansion, grounds and cemetery by lantern light with their guides sharing stories of strange encounters along the way.”

As part of their partnership with Natchez Hills Winery, a complimentary tasting will be included with each ghost tour ticket sold. Natchez Hills Winery at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is located inside the Kitchen Cabinet Café onsite.

The Hermitage will open on Wednesday evenings exclusively for ghost tours. Otherwise, the 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark is open to the public Thursday through Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., with the last ticket sold at 4 p.m. Ticket options include the In Their Footsteps tour, the VIP tour, the Commander In Chief Tour and the Grounds Pass.

Ghost tours will run at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and are not suitable for young children. Tickets are $35 for non-members and $30 for Hermitage members. Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets online here, but if tours are not sold out, the ticket office will be open for on-site purchases. Social distancing protocols will be in place as guests purchase tickets and encouraged throughout the property.

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