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Lotz House Museum

1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
+1 615-790-7190
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

This house had major damage during the Franklin Battle but has be restored nicely. A well informed tour with lots of details. Great tour for a Civil War History Buff.

Thank Traveling4452
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just being a house in a battlefield, I didn't expect the museum to be overwhelmingly interesting, but I was very impressed by the Lotz House. It's existence during the war and it's use as a hospital after the battle were evident by bullet damage and...More

Thank Paxton R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Lotz House tour takes an interesting look at how a family was devastated by the Civil War, and yet survived to impact history. The tour guide was very interesting, and the house still has the bullet holes to preserve the history of a bloody...More

Thank tjm764
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been on many historic home tours but this was by far the best! I don't think I have ever seen so much history and so many stories that can be told from just one house. The tour guide was exceptional and I am so...More

Thank VeniceRealtor
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour guide was Jean, and she was a wealth of knowledge. She made the history come alive and had such a love for the reselling the various stories of the family and their difficult experiences during the Battle of Franklin and afterwards. Well worth...More

Thank Yvonne156
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the first of the three historic homes we visited in Franklin. If you have an entire afternoon you can do Lotz, Carter and Carnton - buy 1 ticket for all 3 and save $11/ticket. The tour gives you an excellent introduction to the...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever get a chance to go to this place it is wonderful and if you ever get to take one of Mr. Cartwright Tour is like getting a first count interpretation of the Battle it’s on the same lines as If Shelby foot...More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour Thomas! I highly recommend this for any civil war enthusiast. Very in the moment with his guided walking tour.

Thank KenLauraChicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Franklin TN for civil war show at Ag Expo Center. It was recommended that we tour the Lotz House. The tour was excellent. The home tour guide we had was well versed in the history of Franklin and the home's involvement in...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 10 year old who is studying the civil war in school. Our tour guide was perfect she knew how to talk to kids and keep interest. Can't wait to come see the Carter house next time

Thank Brittania L
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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
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tgadol
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
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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.
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