Slavery and the Enslaved Tour


Offered Tuesdays at Carter House and Thursdays at Carnton at 10:00 am.
Tickets: $25

90-minute guided tour focusing on slavery as an institution and the specific people who were enslaved at each site

Please arrive at the Gift Shop at least 15 minutes prior to tour time. 

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online ticket sales end 24 hours before scheduled tour, however walk-ins are welcome.

About the Tour

This tour examines one of America's largest paradoxes: a nation where "all men are created equal," but millions were denied basic freedom.  Learn about the men, women, and children who were enslaved at Carter House or Carnton, and how emancipation changed their lives.

Tours may be booked outside of the scheduled times between Monday and Thursday, based on availability. Contact Meagan Roberts at (615) 794-0903 or for questions, to book a tour, or to book a group of 10 or more. Special military rates available - please call for details.