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Fontanel Mansion

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Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189-9124
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+1 615-724-1600
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09:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country...

Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame(R) member Barbara Mandrell, and is Nashville's only country music mansion tour giving visitors a sneak peek into the lives of country music greats. The home, situated on the 136 acre property, is nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley. With The Inn at Fontanel, the Woods Amphitheater, Pritchard's Distillery the Pepsi Studio Gallery, Cafe Fontanella, Music City Ziplines by Adventure Works, The Trails and Metro Parks Greenway, it is easy to see why Fontanel is becoming one of Nashville's premier destinations. We offer a family and dog friendly atmosphere located just minutes from downtown Nashville in Whites Creek.

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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This was the best home tour that I have ever experienced. There was time to wander a little on our own, they allowed us to use the bathrooms in the house, and play with some... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best home tour that I have ever experienced. There was time to wander a little on our own, they allowed us to use the bathrooms in the house, and play with some really cool guitars. I also enjoyed the stories that our tour guide told us about the family. It was very personal and interesting. This was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though I wasn't familiar with the Mandrell family, this house was impressive esthetically and historically. There were 2 reasons why the tour itself was excellent 1) our guide Bradley and 2) there is only one tour group in the mansion at a time. Must-do!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the tour today and enjoyed it. Our tour guide Brad was a treat. He gave us a very nice and enjoyable tour, filled with stories information and humor. If you get a chance have Brad as your tour guide.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steven was an amazing tour guide with a great song/voice...a fun tour! I'd definitely go back to see this place again and would love to see an event here as well!

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Thank shrimp612
Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

We definitely want you to come back when you have time to take in all our property has to offer! So glad you had "Fun" with Steven during your Mansion experience! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mansion is beautiful! Absolutely amazing interior and exterior. Our tour guide was the talented and gifted, Steven Whitson, songwriter, singer/musician yet so humble, knowledgeable and informative about the history of the home and family! I highly recommend this place to visit and enjoy!

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Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review...as Steven probably told you once you've been here you are no longer a "Visitor" you are part of our Fontanel family! Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun to see where and how some of the richer folk have lived. Steven the guide was informative and a good guide!! He even sand a song on his guitar at one point. Mansion is pretty amazing and memorabilia is fun to see.

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Thank S R
Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your Mansion experience with Steven! Come back when you have more time to visit and see all we have to offer here on our property! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome awesome place!!! Whites Creek Tennessee Barbara Mandrell's former mansion ...excellent staff excellent tour !!!! Here's a shout out to Richard and Bradley hey!!💖

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Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit us! Richard and Bradley are the best! More 

Thompson s Station, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

A friend had recommended we take the Fontanel Mansion. It was a nice drive from south of Nashville, the area was pretty and the tour was good. My husband, a fan of country music, enjoyed the tour more than I did. The house was impressive and it was nice that some of the family items were still around. I would... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

Thanks for your review...we change our exhibits every 3 months so please come back with your out of town guests to experience something new each time. Looking forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming concerts and car show! More 

Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A group of friends and I visited the mansion today. We were warmly greeted then driven to the mansion by a very nice driver where we met our "Tur" guide Steven Whitson..... he was wonderful. Before getting off the bus, he asked everyone's name and that made the tour more personal as he called us by name for the next... More 

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Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your Mansion experience and "TUR" with Steven! Thanks again for your 5 star review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience!!! Tour guide Steven was amazing and so fun!!! Made us laugh and laugh...even invited us to his wedding this fall!!! Highly recommend!!! Nick, Kathi, Mike Bob and Rhonda

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Fontanel_Attractions, Manager at Fontanel Mansion, responded to this review

We have heard all about your fun from Steven! Come back and see us soon... More 

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