A Horse-Drawn Wagon Tour

Offered by

Carriage Rides Through Time 

Exclusively at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

A message about COVID-19  

After a year long hiatus due to the COVID pandemic we are super excited to announce our Grand Reopening on March 11, 2021!  

In order to keep you and our drivers safe we will be operating at 50% capacity, require masks wile on the wagon, and ask everyone to use hand sanitizer before boarding.   In addition, we will sanitize the wagon seats frequently throughout the day just to make sure we do our part to stop the spread.

"The Hermitage Enslaved" is a horse-drawn wagon tour that takes visitors beyond the Hermitage ​Mansion and into the plantation fields where the majority of the enslaved men, women, and children worked, toiled, and lived ​under the ownership of General Andrew Jackson.

 On the tour your Wagon Driver will discuss the story of how cotton, the cash crop and the enslaved people who tended it were vital to the economy and lifestyle of the Jackson's.

On the journey you will have the opportunity to view archaeological sites and remains associated with slavery, cotton, and farming on the Hermitage grounds. 

The scenic ride through the Hermitages 1120 acres will let you experience the plantation from the comfort of a horse-drawn wagon.​ 


  • Tickets for "The Hermitage Enslaved: A Horse-Drawn Wagon Tour"  may be purchased at the ticket office.  
  • Tickets are $12 per person in addition to regular admission.  
  • Children under 5 ride for free.  
  • Our wagon accommodates 15 people per trip 

Plan Your Tour

Standard Tour Times

10:15, 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 1:30, 2:15, 3:00, 3:45

Tour is approximately 30 minutes.

Tour times and availability may be affected by inclement weather including excessive heat. ​ 

Tours fill quickly so please reserve your tickets early.

Upcoming Special Events


4580 Rachels's Lane

Nashville, TN 37076


Ticket Office

[email protected]


March 1 - December 31

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Weather Permitting


Honor them by hearing their stories.