Open daily 8:30 am-5:00 pm from April 1 - October 15.

Open daily 9:00 am–4:30 pm from October 16 - March 31. 

Since opening in 1889, President Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage has welcomed over 15 million guests. Located just minutes from downtown Nashville, this charming National Historic Site encourages visitors to step back in time and learn more about the rich life of the 7th President of the United States. Guests are welcome to explore the 1,120 acres of majestic property, complete with many educational activities that the entire family will enjoy. The highlights of a visit to The Hermitage include: President Jackson’s mansion, beautiful grounds, the original Hermitage home, spectacular Southern gardens, a museum filled with historical information and artifacts, enslaved memorials, and much, much more. Wagon and intimate seasonal evening tours are also available.

Be sure to check out the new multimedia tour to further enhance your visit at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

             

 

 

 

 

General Admission

  • $19.00 Adults
  • $16.00 Seniors (Age 62)
  • $14.00 Students (13–18)
  • $ 9.00 Children (6–12)
  • FREE Active Military & Children (5 & under)

Groups (15 or more)

  • $15.00 Adults/Seniors (Age 62)
  • $ 10.00 High School & College Students
  • $ 7.00 Students (thru 8th grade)
  • $4.00 additional for Hermitage Audio Tour
  • FREE Each Chaperone/10 students
  • FREE Drivers & Escorts

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Don't forget to bring a camera, and be entered in a chance to win a Hermitage gift by becoming the photo of the month winner!

 

For more information on tickets, or general questions please call

615-889-2941

 

Additional Tours:

Slavery by Wagon Tour $11.00 (with paid admission)

The horse drawn wagon tour goes through the back of the field quarters, and gives you an inside look on what slavery was like during a 19th century farm.

 

 

Tulip Grove $5.00:

Completed in 1836, Tulip Grove was home to Andrew Jackson Donelson, Andrew Jackson's presidential secretary during his presidency, and his wife Emily, Jackson's niece and White  House hostess. The tour is based of the architecture of Andrew Jackson Donelson's home, and is a separate fee from The Hermitage. 

Tulip Grove is open Monday thru Friday at 2:00 PM

 

The Hermitage is open daily except Christmas and Thanksgiving Days. We will also be closed from January 21th-25th for staff training week. We apologize if that is not accommodating to some of our guests’ schedules and look forward to welcoming you to The Hermitage.

 

 Group Rates:

Advanced reservations are needed to qualify for the group rates. Contact us at:

615-889-2941 ext. 212
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Events

  • July 23Revolutionary Readers

     

    Be a Revolutionary Reader this summer at The Hermitage: Join a group of students, 4th-6thgrades, for four weeks of reading, games, and fun! On Wednesday mornings from 10:00-noon,  Revolutionary Readers will discuss a book about life in Andrew Jackson's day. 

    July 9—Johnny Tremain. By Esther Forbes. Houghton Mifflin, 1943.

    July 16—Mr. Madison’s War: Causes and Effects of the War of 1812. Kassandra Radomski. Capstone Books, 2014.

    July 23—Dear America: The Diary of Clotte, a Slave Girl. By Patricia McKissack. Scholastic Inc., 1997.

    July 30—Kids, Meet the Presidents. 2nd Edition. By Paul Rhode and Paul Beatrice. Applesauce Press, 2013.

    Revolutionary Readers may count these books towards the Nashville Public Library’s Summer Challenge, with additional points awarded for museum visits. The fee to participate is $10 per week, or $35 for all four weeks, excluding book purchases. Light snacks will be served. For more information, or to reserve your spot, please call Director of Public Programs, Erin Adams at 615-889-2941 x211. 

     
  • July 27Historic Chocolate at The Hermitage

    July 27—Judy Holland, Historic Chocolate at The Hermitage

    Historic Chocolate

    Interpreter Judy Holland will lead the public through the American Heritage Chocolate-developed program, highlighting the use of chocolate in early America and its specific uses at The Hermitage. Did you know chocolate was also a staple military ration? Discover what life on Jackson’s New Orleans campaign was like for the common soldier. Small samples of the special chocolate drink will be offered!

     
  • July 30Revolutionary Readers

    Be a Revolutionary Reader this summer at The Hermitage: Join a group of students, 4th-6thgrades, for four weeks of reading, games, and fun! On Wednesday mornings from 10:00-noon,  Revolutionary Readers will discuss a book about life in Andrew Jackson's day. 

    July 9—Johnny Tremain. By Esther Forbes. Houghton Mifflin, 1943.

    July 16—Mr. Madison’s War: Causes and Effects of the War of 1812. Kassandra Radomski. Capstone Books, 2014.

    July 23—Dear America: The Diary of Clotte, a Slave Girl. By Patricia McKissack. Scholastic Inc., 1997.

    July 30—Kids, Meet the Presidents. 2nd Edition. By Paul Rhode and Paul Beatrice. Applesauce Press, 2013.

    Revolutionary Readers may count these books towards the Nashville Public Library’s Summer Challenge, with additional points awarded for museum visits. The fee to participate is $10 per week, or $35 for all four weeks, excluding book purchases. Light snacks will be served. For more information, or to reserve your spot, please call Director of Public Programs, Erin Adams at 615-889-2941 x211. 

     

     
  • August 2Member's Garden Tour

     

    Hermitage Garden

    Members are invited to Join Michael Grantham, Gardens Manager, for an in-depth look at the plants and flowers in bloom in Rachel Jackson's beloved garden on Saturday, August 2nd starting at 9:00 a.m. This free tour is for members and their eligible guests only. Space is very limited, so please email Elizabeth Carrero in order to RSVP. You can also reach her by calling 615-889-2941 ext. 203.

     
  • August 3Regulars by God! The US Regular Army in the War of 1812

     

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    August  3—Myers Brown, Regulars by God! The U.S. Regular Army in the War of 1812

    Historian Myers Brown examines the nature and functions of the U.S. Regular Army and how the War of 1812 was a seminal moment in their development.

     
  • August 10Frontier Foodways

    August 10—Historic Mansker’s Station, Frontier Foodways

    Frontier Foodways

    The educational staff of Historic Mansker’s Station will conduct cooking demonstrations in the Cabin by the Spring. Practice your hand at butter churning, sugar snipping, nutmeg grating, and other similar tasks.

     
  • August 13August Book Club

    Looking for a reason to try a new book? Wish you knew more about local military history? Join other members of the community for the August Book Club at The Hermitage. Led by Erin Adams, Director of Public Programs, the group will meet at 10:00 am at the museum. The selected books reflect current scholarship on Tennessee, its military history, and takes a new look at many of its cherished heroes. Books can be purchased from websites like Amazon or Better World Books, or obtained through local booksellers or the public library.

    August 13—Tenneseans at War. By Tom Kanon. University of Alabama Press, 2014.

    August 27—Tennessee’s First Hero: John Sevier. By Gordon T. Belt. The History Press, 2014.

    The fee to participate is $5 per session. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call Director of Public Programs, Erin Adams at 615-889-2941 x211.

     
  • August 14Freedom Winds Performance

    The United States Air Force Band Performs at Andrew Jackson's home, The Hermitage. 

     
  • August 17Konana Demonstrations and Cherokee Syllabary

    August 17— Mecca Caron, Konana Demonstrations and Cherokee Syllabary

    Cherokee demonstration

    Get a glimpse of Cherokee daily life with Mecca Caron’s presentation of hands-on demonstrations using a konana (Cherokee corn grinding stump and pounder).Discuss traditional dishes that would have used corn ground in this manner.Several Cherokee words will be taught orally as the participants do the hands-on activity (grinding and sifting of the corn).With slate boards, participants will be taught several written words in the Cherokee syllabary, a written form of the Native language first recorded by Sequoyah.

     
  • August 24Saving The Hermitage: The Ladies Hermitage Association

    August 24—Saving The Hermitage: The Ladies Hermitage Association

    The Ladies Hermitage Association received its charter from the State of Tennessee in April 1889. In honor of the 125th anniversary of this visionary organization, join interpreters on a walking tour of The Hermitage grounds. Learn about Alfred Jackson’s role as caretaker, “Little” Rachel Jackson Lawrence’s commitment to family legacy, and the exciting begins of historic preservation in the United States.

     

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