Tour the mansion and grounds while discovering the different jobs, living conditions, food, clothing, and culture of those held in slavery at Belle Meade Plantation. Using information cards, students read the name and occupation of an enslaved worker, thus bringing life to the workers on the farm. Students participate in the Journey to Freedom game while following a chosen path of the Underground Railroad.
This program complements the classroom reading of “Follow the Drinking Gourd” or “Sound the Jubilee”.
Student – $10 (Grade level 3rd and up)
Parent/Chaperone – $15
The grounds are wheelchair accessible.
The first floor of the mansion tour is also wheelchair accessible with ramp access into the house.
No wheelchairs available onsite for rent
Hours of Operations
Open Daily 9am-5pm
Tours start every 30-45 minutes with the last tour at 4pm.