Monday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm; Sunday, 11am to 5pm. April 15 through Labor Day, Monday through Thursday, open until 8pm.
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, and the third Saturday in April
$10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $5 Youth (6-17) and College Students with ID, Family Cap $25 and after 3:00 half price. Special rates are offered for group tours.
Added to JGarden:
Cheekwood, the private home and estate of the Cheek family, is now a beautiful 55-acre property, providing visitors with a unique experience of art and gardens. Completed in 1932. Cheekwood first opened to the public in 1960. Visitors will discover a Japanese garden, an herb garden, two perennial gardens, a color garden, water garden, seasons garden and an award-winning wildflower garden. There are also display greenhouses with camellias, orchids and a cloud forest.
Directions: 8 miles southwest of downtown Nashville, off Belle Meade Boulevard and Highway 100. See web site for details and map.
Empty yourself of everything.
Let the mind rest as peace.
All things rise and fall
While the self watches their return.
They grow and flourish,
and then return to the source.
Returning to the source is stillness,
which is the way of nature.