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.

Admission

General’s Tour

Your General’s Tour 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 President’s Tour

Upgrade your General Admission tickets to the President’s Tour! 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 will be offered at 1:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

$50.00 per person

To book private VIP tour, please reach out to Balin Ali at bali@thehermitage.com or 615-889-2941 ex. 212

Please be aware of the following:

  • Tickets, once purchased, are non-refundable.
  • VIP Tours will happen rain or shine and tickets will NOT be refunded due to weather conditions.
  • There is a maximum of 12 tickets sold for each VIP tour.  The total number available will pop up when purchasing tickets.  In order for everyone to get the most out of this tour we are unable to make exceptions to add additional spots. 
  • Each person must have a ticket for this tour. Tours are approximately 90 minutes.

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Hermitage Ghost Tours

Explore the haunted side of history during our Hermitage Ghost Tours!

Follow your guide on an exciting ghost tour as they take you on a lantern-led voyage into The Hermitage mansion and to Jackson’s tomb while telling spooky stories about Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson and the Bell Witch.

Ghost Tours run from September 21st through November 10th.

Please be aware of the following:

  • Tickets, once purchased, are non-refundable.
  • Ghost Tours will happen rain or shine and tickets will NOT be refunded due to weather conditions.
  • There is a maximum of 25 tickets sold for each Ghost Tour.  The total number available will pop up when purchasing tickets.  We are unable to make exceptions to add additional spots.
  • Each person must have a ticket to enter. 
  • Not recommended for children younger than 10.
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Seasonal Hours

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

Last ticket sold at 4:00 pm. Grounds close at 5:00 pm.

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

Holiday Hours

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

Memorial Day: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

4th of July: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Day before Thanksgiving: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Thanksgiving Day: Closed

Christmas Eve: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Christmas Day: Closed

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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Family on an audio tour at the Hermitage

President’s 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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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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Andrew Jackson's garden tomb

Garden Tour

Seasonal | Included with admission | Saturdays and Sundays

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


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