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Nashville Sights

Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

  • 1200 Forrest Park Dr. Map It
  • Belle Meade
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 04/25/2013

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Thirty acres of gardens at the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art showcase annuals, perennials, and seasonal wildflowers. The museum, in a carefully restored neo-Georgian mansion once home to the Cheek family of Maxwell House coffee fame, has a permanent collection of American art. It also hosts temporary exhibitions. The extensive gardens have recently been renovated with new spaces and, at this writing, are scheduled to be augmented by new lighting. Children's

activities include art projects, special programming, a tree house, and a garden railroad display.

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1200 Forrest Park Dr., Nashville, Tennessee, 37205, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $12
  • Tues.–Sat. 9:30–4:30, Sun. 11–4:30; open Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Updated 04/25/2013


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Jan 14, 2009


A must-see for anyone visiting Nashville. The grounds are spectacular, the art is fabulous and they have great programs for kids!

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