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Belmont Mansion

1700 Acklen Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212, USA

Belmont Mansion was built by Joseph and Adelicia Acklen in 1853 and enlarged in 1859-60. During the Civil War, the house served as headquarters for General Stanley and Gen. Thomas J. Wood, commander of the Fourth Army Corps. At Belmont, Wood gave orders to all division commanders for the first day of the Battle of Nashville.


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From 1-65: Take Exit 81, Wedgewood Ave. At the bottom of the ramp turn west. Travel about one mile and then turn left onto Magnolia Blvd. Turn left onto 18th. Immediately turn left onto Acklen Ave. The mansion is at the top of the hill on the left.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, handicapped access, gift shop, tours.

Regular Events

Mid. March, celebration of Adelicia Acklen's birthday; day after Thanksgiving-December, Christmas at Belmont.

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Admission Fee

Adults $10.00, children (6-12) $3.00, seniors (65 and older) $9.00, groups $8.00, military $9.00, AAA $8.50


Monday-Saturday: 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M., Sunday: 1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M. closed on all major holidays.



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