Belmont Mansion

Address: 1900 Belmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37212 Contact Email: kate.wilson@belmont.edu Phone: (615) 460-5459

Belmont Mansion, an Italianate villa, was constructed between the years 1849 and 1853. Once the summer home for Nashville socialite Adelicia Acklen and her family, it also served as temporary headquarters to the Union army, as well as an all-girls college and seminary. Surrounded by lavish gardens, the Belmont Mansion estate originally boasted 36 rooms and 19,000 square feet of living space. It was one of the most elaborate antebellum estates in the South. Belmont Mansion was built, furnished, and landscaped by the Acklens and boasted such luxuries as an art gallery, a bowling alley, and a zoo.

A National Historic Site since 1971, Belmont Mansion currently operates as a house museum, maintained by the Belmont Mansion Association through admissions, venue rentals, event fundraisers and individual and company donations. Belmont Mansion is open daily for guided tours, Monday-Saturday from 10am-4 pm and Sunday from 1-4pm. For general inquiries please visit www.belmontmansion.com or call 615-460-5459.

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I-65, Ex. 81, Wedgewood Ave. W onto Wedgewood, following signs to Belmont Univ. Go 1 mi. L on 17th, L on 18th, L on Acklen Ave. Located on the interior of the Belmont univ. Campus


City: Nashville, TN
Region: Middle Tennessee
Subregion: Nashville & Surrounding Areas

Admission Rates:
Adults $12, children (6 - 12) $3. Children under 6 are free.

AAA Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount

Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, Cash, MasterCard, Discover

Hours Open:
Open Year-round

Dates Closed:
All major holidays