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Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum

Nashville plantation propertyNashville is filled with history and if you’re looking to do some historical exploring while staying at one of our Nashville extended stay hotels, you may want to consider the Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum.

The Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum is the historic 1799 Home of Judge John Overton. Many come from all over to see the beautiful 2000-acre property and original home of Overton. The duel home-museum offers exhibits like The Battle of Nashville and A Past Uncovered: The Story of the Enslaved People of Travellers Rest. The exhibits highlight the history of the Civil War time period through interactive touch screens, informative panels, and original artifacts.

Travellers Rest also offers events throughout the year. Past events have included historic trade and folk art demonstrations like blacksmithing, candle dipping, basket weaving, natural dyes and more. Other events have included History & Whiskey night, Twisted Tennessee, and Home School Day at Historic Travellers Rest. Be sure to see their website for the most up-to-date events calendar.

What a more historical and charmful place to hold an event, than Historic Travellers Rest Plantation? The property is available for field trips, weddings, group tours, luncheons, and more. The venue offers multiple charming on-site locations for you to host an event including outside under a canopy of oaks or inside the modern barn, featuring a Tennessee limestone fireplace and beautiful high ceilings with wooden beams.

House Admission Rates*:

Adults – $15
Military (with ID) – $14
Seniors (65+) – $14
Students (6-18) – $9
*House Admission includes a tour of the historic home.

Grounds & Exhibit Admission

$10 per person (no discounts)

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Sunday – Monday: Closed

Tour Times:

There is so much to do, see, and explore at Historic Travellers Rest we don’t want you to spend more time enjoying the home of Judge John Overton and less time traveling. That is why our InTown Suites Nashville are conveniently located and just a short drive from this historic home.