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Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum Tours

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum
Uncover a treasure trove at Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum, a storied property with origins as a Native American village and a role in the Civil War. The 1799 home and historic buildings are open for you to stroll the lush grounds and take a guided tour that's rich in Tennessee history.

The Basics
Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum is a prime destination to learn about plantation life, the Founding Fathers, and the Battle of Nashville. Make the most of your visit by prebooking tickets and joining a guided tour, which also offers access to the Enslaved People Exhibit. Plan to pair a visit with stops at nearby Nashville plantations—including Belle Meade—or try a hop-on hop-off bus tour to visit the top area attractions, without driving.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • History enthusiasts appreciate on-site exhibits covering the Civil War.
  • Gardeners love the well-tended grounds, complete with herb planters and thriving magnolia and ginkgo biloba trees.
  • Members of the military, students, and seniors receive discounted admission; family rates are available.
  • For a great value, book a Nashville city pass, which may offer complimentary entry at Travellers Rest Plantation and other historic sites.
  • Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum is not wheelchair accessible.

How to Get There

Travellers Rest is about seven miles (11 kilometers) from the heart of downtown Nashville. It's most convenient to drive and take advantage of the free, on-site parking. By car, take I-65 and find Travellers Rest just south of Harding Place junction.

When to Get There
Travellers Rest is open Tuesday to Saturday and closed on Sunday, Monday, and major holidays. Join the guided hour-long tours three times daily—at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. If you have flexibility in your itinerary, check the calendar for seasonal happenings, including the Trades Festival and Twelfth Night celebration.

Where to Uncover History in Nashville

Beyond Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum, there are several former plantations that highlight the history of antebellum South, including Belmont Mansion, Belle Meade Mansion, and Andrew Jackson Hermitage. Regardless of which you visit, expect to uncover Tennessee history and experience elegant period architecture. For the best value, consider purchasing a regional sightseeing pass, which may offer complimentary entry at these properties, and more.
Address: 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, Tennessee 37220, USA
Admission: Varies
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