How to Find the Ellington Agricultural Center

Offices at the Ellington Agricultural Center are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday. The grounds are open to the public from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Finding the Center

From I-65: Take Exit #78-A east on Harding Place. Take a right at the second light onto Trousdale Drive. Travel south on Trousdale for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn left on to Hogan Road at the four-way stop. Hogan Road ends at the front gates of the Ellington Agricultural Center. Note: all buildings have identifying lawn signs for your convenience.

From I-24: Take exit #56 west on Harding Place to the Nolensville Road intersection at Walmart. Turn left onto Nolensville Road and travel south 1/10 mile and turn right onto Edmondson Pike. Travel 1 1/2 miles on Edmondson Pike. The east entrance to Ellington Agricultural Center is on the right.

Finding a Building

To the Ed Jones Auditorium: Enter the front gates from Hogan Road. Bear to your right. The Moss Building (antebellum style mansion) will be on your left at the top of the hill. Follow the drive until you reach the auditorium (a large white barn-like structure that sets at the end of the lawn behind the mansion.) It is located at 416 Hogan Road.

To the Agricultural Museum: Enter the front gates from Hogan Road, bear to your right. Follow the drive past the Bruer Building. Turn right immediately past the Bruer Building. Follow the drive to the livestock barn and arena. The museum (a large white barn-like building) is on the right. Park at the front doors to unload. It is located at 404 Hogan Road. 

To the Ivy Laboratory Building Complex: Enter the front gates from Hogan Road. Bear to your left. Take the second left. The Ivy Laboratory Building (a two-story glass fronted building) is on the left. Unload at the covered walkway. The brick structure on the back is the Porter Building. The Kord Diagnostic Laboratory is located inside the Porter Building. It is located at 436 Hogan Road.

Other Buildings at the Ellington Agricultural Center:

  • Moss Administration Building – 440 Hogan Rd
  • Administration Annex – 432 Hogan Rd.
  • Lou Wallace Library – 442 Hogan Rd.
  • Porter Building - 436 Hogan Rd.
  • Jennings Building – 430 Hogan Rd.
  • Holeman Building – 424 Hogan Rd.
  • Commodity Distribution – 420 Hogan Rd.
  • Property and Motor Pool Management – 410 Hogan Rd.
  • Bruer Building – 406 Hogan Rd.