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GROUP TOURS

Groups of 15 or more may select from a variety of tours of special, temporary, and permanent art exhibitions, botanical gardens, and the historic Cheek family home. Tours are available Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Reservations and payment in full one week prior to the tour are required. If a group tour is not pre-scheduled, then members will pay the full general admission price.

Cheekwood offers two group tour styles for groups to choose from.

Guided Group Tours

Cheekwood has a growing corps of well-trained docents and garden guides who are excited to share their knowledge with interested groups of all ages

All guided group tours should be scheduled at least four weeks in advance using the online tour reservation form.

See a list of guided tour descriptions here.

Pricing (per person):
$18 – Adults
$12 – Youth (3 to 17)
FREE for 2 years and under
FREE for escort & driver when traveling by coach
** This price does not include car parking. Van and bus parking is free.

Self-Guided Group Tours

Self-guided visits allow you to design your groups’ Cheekwood experience. Groups can explore the collections, exhibitions, and gardens at their own pace. To make the most of your self-guided visit, take advantage of the many gallery guides and campus maps available at Visitor Services. 

All self-guided group tours should be reserved at least two weeks in advance of the visit using the online tour reservation form. View our current and upcoming exhibitions here.

Pricing (per person):
$13 – Adults
$7 – Youth (3 to 17)
FREE for 2 years and under
FREE for escort & driver when traveling by coach
**This price does not include car parking. Van and bus parking is free.

PLANNING YOUR GROUP VISIT

For a list of helpful tips and etiquette to ensure you have the best Cheekwood experience possible, check here

Add A Meal: 

Lunch and Tour
$35 per person – includes admission, meal, and choice of guided tour

Add a box lunch and tour to your group’s visit complete with drinks, dessert, and a private dining space

 

Breakfast and Tour

Continental Breakfast

$30 per person – includes admission, meal, and choice of guided tour

Groups can enjoy a light continental breakfast with pastries and coffee before starting their tour of Cheekwood’s gardens and/or home.

 

Full Southern Breakfast

$35 – includes admission, meal, and choice of guided tour

Get all of your breakfast essentials including; bacon, biscuits, fruit and eggs before heading out to explore the gardens.

 

The Pineapple Room
Cheekwood’s onsite Pineapple Room Restaurant is a dining option for smaller groups and is open from 11 am to 2 pm. Reservations for group restaurant dining are required in advance and can be made by calling: 615-352-4859.

A sample of the Pineapple Room’s menu can be seen here.

Payment:
Payment in full is required one week prior to your tour date. Cheekwood accepts checks made payable to Cheekwood, cash, and all major credit cards. A 25% non-refundable deposit of your tour’s total balance is necessary to hold a tour reservation and must be provided upon booking. No refunds are given if cancellation occurs less than one week prior to your scheduled tour date. 

Tour Confirmation: 
Shortly after you schedule your visit, you will receive an email including a tour confirmation form, Cheekwood map, museum and garden etiquette, and parking information. Please review this information carefully and notify Cheekwood immediately if you need to make any changes or cancellations. 

Any additional group members added after payment has been submitted will be charged standard admission rates upon arrival.

Late Arrivals: 
Cheekwood cannot guarantee a guided tour for groups that arrive more than 30 minutes after their scheduled tour time. However, if you are delayed, we will try to accommodate your group with a self-guided tour.

We recommend arriving 30 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time for parking and check-in.

For additional questions and information:
Meghan Lamb I Tour and Visitor Experience Manager
615-353-6971 | mlamb@cheekwood.org

 

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