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Lotz House Museum

1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
+1 615-790-7190
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Admission to Lotz House Civil War Museum
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The compelling story of the times, the family, and the fine antiques of the Civil War era.The Lotz House, which has been on the National Historic Register since 1976, is located in the heart of downtown historic Franklin, Tennessee, at “the epicenter” of the Battle of Franklin, which was a pivotal battle of the Civil War on November 30, 1864. Join us as we step back into Civil War history.
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1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
+1 615-790-7190
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with my gran and the gentleman leading the tour was animated and loved the all the questions and told the story in amazing detail. If I lived in Franklin I would come back just for him alone!!!!! Thank you for such an amazing...More

Thank Kayla W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Before stopping here, I truly didn't know anything about the history of the battle of Franklin. The tour guide brought the story to life and a couple of times, I got tears from the heart wrenching story. You can just begin to appreciate the challenge...More

1  Thank Bdbpr
Reviewed 2 days ago

My 21 year old son and I toured the house on a whim and were so glad we took the time to do it. Robert was a fascinating tour guide and the story of the Lotz family's experience with living in the middle of a...More

1  Thank msd300
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Laura, our guide, did an excellent job recreating the short but bloody battle. The home is small, but packed with history and antiques. Great start to a civil war tour of the area.

1  Thank Den3407
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful Home built by a true craftsman. Our guide did a great job sharing the story of the house, the family and how they were impacted by the battle.

1  Thank IAhawktraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tour guide, Laura was great. Perspective of this tour is unique. Builder of the house was like de Tocqueville.

1  Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat, tour guide was top shelf, knew his stuff and then more. You have to stop here. Prices very reasonable.

1  Thank daveteter1959
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome tour. Very interesting bit of American history! A must see! Take the time and visit this awesome piece of history!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting! So enjoyed the Lady guide (her name escapes me)...she was so knowledgeable and entertaining. Everyone in the area should do this!!

Thank denkel2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought the combo pack to see the Lotz house, Carter house, and the Carnton plantation. Tours were well done with lots of great history. We had a great time. We followed up with the Franklin on foot ghost tour which was fantastic! Highly recommend...More

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Karin S
21 August 2017|
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Response from Tammy P | Reviewed this property |
It is very appropriate not scary and would actually be boring to a kid that is not interested in history
19 May 2016|
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Response from Melissa C | Reviewed this property |
You can do a walking tour which includes a few other sites in the area
Roxey S
31 October 2015|
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Response from Darlene L | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but I bought my ticket on Groupon.