Fun Things To Do: Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens is one of Nashville’s most popular and beautiful destinations. Take a drive eight miles southwest of Downtown Nashville and you’ll find a botanical garden, arboretum, museum, twelve gardens, and more! Cheekwood is listed as a USA Today Top 10 Botanical Garden and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Throughout the year, Cheekwood features a variety of holiday-themed events, kid-friendly interactive exhibits, and colorful floral displays.

COVID-19 Update

Cheekwood will reopen its gardens on Friday, May 22, 2020. This step is in part of Phase One of Mayor Cooper’s Roadmap to Reopening Nashville plan. The Historic Mansion and Museum and The Frist Learning Center will reopen during Phase Three. The gardens will be open seven days a week from 9:00am to 8:00pm. Mondays will be reserved for members only. All guests, including members, will need to reserve a timed-entry ticket on Cheekwood’s website to control social distancing. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks and maintain a six-foot distance while onsite. More information about safety and guidelines can be found here.


  • Adults: $22
  • Seniors (65+): $20
  • College Students (with ID): $18
  • Youth (ages 3-17): $15
  • Ages 2 and under: Free
  • Military Discount: 50% off general admission

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