West Nashville

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens

Explore the spectacular Cheekwood gardens, art museum and historic estate. A popular venue for a stroll, seasonal festivals, and special events.

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About This Spot
Cheekwood is considered one of the finest American Country Place Era estates in the nation. Formerly the family home of Mabel and Leslie Cheek, the extraordinary 1930s estate, with its Georgian mansion and 55 acres of cultivated gardens and expansive vistas, today serves the public as a botanical garden, arboretum, and museum with historic rooms and art galleries, showcasing works from its permanent collection of 7,000 objects as well as traveling exhibitions. The property includes 12 distinct gardens and a 1.5-mile long woodland trail featuring modern and contemporary outdoor sculpture.  Cheekwood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and is a USA Today Top 10 Botanical Garden. Cheekwood is located just 8 miles southwest of downtown Nashville at 1200 Forrest Park Drive. Daily hours of operation: Tuesday through Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For further information, call 615-356-8000 or visit cheekwood.org. For more information about Cheekwood, visit www.cheekwood.org.
Accessible Garden Sidewalks, Elevator and Ramps in Historic Home, Accessible Parking
Group Minimum
15 - $18.00 per person for adults, $12.00 children 3-17, free for 2 and under, escort and driver FREE
Wireless Internet
Smoke Free
Guided Tours
Group Rates
Food Served
Military Discounts
AAA Discounts
Comped Bus Parking
Admission Fee
$20 - Adults, $18 - Seniors (65 +), $16 - College Students w/ ID, $14 - Youth (3 - 17), Free - 2 and Under
Tues-Sun 9am - 5pm. Closed Monday
Pets allowed
Group reservations only
Meeting Spaces
Meeting Spaces
Name Banquet Capacity Ceiling Height Classroom Capacity Group Capacity Level Meeting Capacity Number of Sub-rooms Private Dining Capacity Reception Capacity Room Dimensions Square Footage Theatre Capacity Venue Capacity
Indoor 30-300 - - - - 15-300 - - 30-400 - - - -
Outdoor - - - - - Variable - - Variable - - - -