HISTORIC TRAVELLERS REST
The 1799 Home of
Judge John Overton
Travellers Rest is the oldest historic house museum open to the public in Nashville. Our primary mission is history education and we serve more than 12,000 children and adult visitors each year. Our programs and events cover 1000 years of history, from Mississippian settlement through the 19th century using the cultural resources at the 1799 home built by John Overton
Travellers Rest engages a national audience while contributing to Nashville’s future, preserving regional history, and inspiring learners from all backgrounds, and of all ages.
As part of Blue Star Museums, a program offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer from Tuesday, May 28, 2019 through Labor Day, September 2, 2019.
Group Tours, Luncheons and Workshops