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Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Originally built as the home of Leslie and Mabel Cheek in 1929, Cheekwood is one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era estate. Since being converted into a museum of art and botanical garden in 1960, Cheekwood has presented world-class art exhibitions, spectacular gardens and an historic estate unlike anything else. Each year, Cheekwood welcomes over 280,000 visitors, making it one of the city’s top cultural attractions, with approximately 19,000 member households.  Visitors enjoy family activities, programming for all ages and year-round festivals celebrating the four seasons. From 150,000 blooming bulbs in the spring to one million holiday lights in the winter, there’s always something to see at Cheekwood.

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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens
Cheekwood Estate and Gardens


1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37205


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Tuesday - Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*Now open 7 days a week during Cheekwood in Bloom!
Dates Closed
CLOSED Mondays*, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

*During Cheekwood in Bloom, Cheekwood is open from 9 AM – 5 PM on Mondays.

Discounts Given

  • Student Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Other Discounts
  • Active Military
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • AAA Discount
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