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.
Departed the prince --
Vanished the smoke
Lonely the beach
Along its length.
Ura sabishiku mo
Mie wataru ka na.
Ki no Tsurayuki (866-946) Kokin wakashû trans. by M.V. Otake