Belmont Mansion

1700 Acklen Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212- Map It
Phone: (615) 460-5459

AAA Editor Notes

Belmont Mansion is on the Belmont University campus at 1700 Acklen Ave. The ornate Italianate villa was built in the 1850s as a summer home for Adelicia Acklen, one of the country's wealthiest women of the mid-19th century. Exterior features include elaborate cast-iron balconies and an octagonal cupola. Guided 1-hour tours visit such spacious rooms as an arched-ceiling ballroom. The grand staircase, marble mantels, period furnishings and artwork are notable. A rose garden and statuary are on the grounds. Guided tours are available.
$12; $11 (ages 62+ and military with ID); $3 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Guided tours Mon.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4. Last tour departs at 3:30. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.