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Lotz House Museum

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Address: 1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: +1 615-790-7190
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The compelling story of the times, the family, and the fine antiques of the...

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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JT gave us a fantastic verbal ride through the Lotz House and Franklin Battle. Although I consider myself as knowing quite a bit about American history, I had never heard of the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

JT gave us a fantastic verbal ride through the Lotz House and Franklin Battle. Although I consider myself as knowing quite a bit about American history, I had never heard of the Franklin Civil War Battle until we visited the Nashville Area. JT made everything come alive and we learned a lot about Mr. Lotz, a German woodworker with spectacular... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good place.. Lots of History.. Good informative guide...quest animated on the family and the battle

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had tour of this historical and beautiful house and our guide was Robert who brought us right back in time. .he was so passionate and enthusiastic. .highly recommend this tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had to visit historical sites for my history class and I came across the Lotz House. I had never been there before so I went out on a whim and got a Value Ticket for 3 historical attractions, which included the Lotz House, and made my way there. Right away I was greeted with friendly people and was amazed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful tour at the Lots House Museum! The staff was very friendly and our tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun! We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone interested in learning about a great local story!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great tour of this home today. Tour guide was amazing at telling the story of the family, the home and battle. Only down side was the tour group was quite large but that's a good problem to have!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, Robert, was personable and did an excellent job on the tour of the house.. We were able to visit all the rooms, and actually go into the rooms, rather than just look at them beyond a barrier. A lot of Civil War history occurred at the house. Many interesting historical items, not just from Franklin, in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour was part of the Grayline tours. Very passionate tour guide. Many original items in home to see. Very good picture of what happened on November 30, 1864. Impressive woodworking. Surprising stories of family members. Incredible history. I was really thankful I went.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour of the Lotz House was given to us by J T. He told this family's story with so much passion that we felt like we could have been there through it all. If you are a history buff this tour is definitely a must. We also did the Carter House and the Carton Plantation. All very well narrated.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Franklin TN is a quaint town with a Lotz of Civil War history (sorry!), and is where many country music artists now call home outside of Nashville. Visited with my teen daughter for school extra credit. Visiting the Lotz house is like stepping back in time, and realizing just how bloody and brutal war was and still can be. If... More 

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