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Address: 6040 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-9603
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+1 270-586-9343

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WELL Worth the stop!

After driving by many times, we finally stopped for a tour. Here is what you get for the $5 admission fee. A tour guide will take you into the parlor and tell you about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Granbury, Texas
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Granbury, Texas
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving by many times, we finally stopped for a tour. Here is what you get for the $5 admission fee. A tour guide will take you into the parlor and tell you about the house. The history and what all is on the grounds for you to see. After the guide is done, you have free reign of the... More 

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Cave City, Kentucky
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here in 2010 for the Halloween events and we did the Haunted tour. Nothing was set up it was pure paranormal and a great tour! Mary Elizabeth wanted to play and a lot of things happened in our group. We came back in 2016 thinking it was just as good if not better than the last time. unfortunately... More 

Thank TheEsters
Fayetteville, Georgia
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185 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in to check it out. But it was closed. They open on wed . And this was a Monday. Anyway it really looks like it would be great to tour. Maybe another time

Thank Penny F
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113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Civil War history, this is right up your alley. When my daughter moved to the area, my granddaughter insisted: "I HAVE to bring Uncle Roger (my brother) here, cause I KNOW he would love this place!". She is a teenager now & he drove down to KY with me when I wanted to see her... More 

Thank 83154
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Took my parents and my daughter to the octagon house with a hit soldiers in war very interesting way they live and how they hit soldiers

Thank jennifer jeff F
Nashville, Tennessee
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95 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Went with some kids that needed something to do. It is an old house in the shape of an octogon. It has some history and is intresting, but it is not wel maintained and the owner is a bit of a nut. This place could be so much more if they cleaned it up and added some more activities. If... More 

Thank Noexit1
Saint Louis, Missouri
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31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place seems a little sketchy at first, but turns out to be a safe and interesting stop. The place is a little run-down, but the house's past involves quite a bit of history. It is only $5, so not a bad stop. I'm not into paranormal, but for those who are, they would probably find the stop well above... More 

Thank umrbs91
Vicksburg, Michigan
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115 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were on our way home from a long vacation & I saw this house. I always wanted to see it, since I like civil war and ghost stories. Only $5 a person and self guided tour. Bill is full of information and his dog Gracie was so sweet following you around. There is alot of pictures on the wall... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Octagon Hall was so interesting and Bill, the Executive Director, is one of the nicest people you could ever meet. What an enjoyable day my best friend and I had there!

Thank obirar1
Whitetop, Virginia
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153 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

After hearing the Orphan Brigade at a music venue in Nashville, we simply HAD to see Octagon Hall. It's worth the trip. The place a steeped in history and every room has its own history. The story of Mary is tragic and deserves time to pause and think. The only negative is the amount of smoking that takes place within... More 

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