Hands On History


Hands On History

Make memories with your children at Hands-on-History Family Events!


If you are looking for a fun Saturday morning experience with your family, look no further!  Hands-on-History is our signature series designed for families with children 12 and under.  With a wide range of historically based activities planned, there is something for everyone!  Tickets are $12 per person (children 3 and under are free).  Paid tickets include a FREE scoop of ice cream at our Coop N Scoop!


Dig It! Archaeology for Kids

Christmas on the Frontier

Saturday, September 22, 2018



Belle Meade Plantation is seeking dirt-diggers, history lovers, and archaeology enthusiasts. Must be willing to have fun with your family for two hours while making crafts and learning about archaeology. Ideal candidates don’t mind getting dirty while going on a dig, preserving artifacts, and learning how to save history!

Can you dig it?

Saturday, December 15, 2018


Looking for a fun, new, family-friendly holiday tradition for your family? Join us for a morning of old-fashioned Christmas fun!  Bring the whole family along and explore Yuletide traditions of old, go wassailing and learn to dance the Virginia Reel! You won’t want to miss these hands-on activities and crafts, as you take in the delights of the season!


Wonderland Tea Party

Down on the Farm

Saturday, March 2, 2019


“The table was a large one, but the three were all crowded together at one corner of it: `No room! No room!’ they cried out when they saw Alice coming. `There’s PLENTY of room!’ said Alice indignantly, and she sat down in a large arm-chair at one end of the table.”  -Alice in Wonderland, Chapter 7

There’s plenty of room at our tea party!  Mark your calendars now for a morning of topsy-turvy fun!  More details coming soon!

Saturday, May 11, 2019


General Jackson had a farm…

Come on down for a morning of farm fun, complete with animals and spring planting crafts!  More details coming soon!

Hours of Operations

Open Daily 9am-5pm

Tours start every 30-45 minutes with the last tour at 4pm.

Contact Us

Phone (615) 356-0501
Map Marker

110 Leake Ave

Nashville, TN

37205, USA