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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
+1 615-790-7190
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Reviewed yesterday

Significance of house and house itself wonderful. Extremely knowledgeable guide, Tom, very passionate and knowledgeable

Thank daisyrn
Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to the Lotz House complements the overall Franklin, TN battlefield experience. Our guide was personable and knowledgeable; describing the family, the house and the part they played in the Civil War. Recommend adding a carpentry workshop to the museum, in the future, to...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A small civil war era home. A lot of the home has been changed and most the antiques are not original to that home, but probably a good representation of the time period.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were very impressed with the knowledge and friendliness of our tour guide. She made the story of this house come alive for us. Very interesting history of the area. I recommend it to all, young and old.

Thank Gwen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this house during Memorial Day weekend. The tour had just started, but the guide welcomed us warmly even though he had already started his speech. He spoke with such passion it was as if he were telling the events for the first time....More

Thank lindawagner2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the Lotz house and the Carter house. The Lotz house may be small but was a far better tour than the Carter house. Also the Carter house charges for every little thing on the property. Love the staff and history knowledge. I learned...More

Thank busyboyproductions
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a whim on our way into Nashville and we are so happy that we did. The door was very detailed and interesting about the Battle of Franklin and the Lotz family. Something we didn't realize is that this tour is more...More

Thank ksingrey92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Lotz House because we had limited time in Franklin. It was outstanding. Our guide, Thomas, has an encyclopedic knowledge about the battle and the war. He presented the situation of the immigrant Lotz family with compassion and insight. Mr Lotz was a...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all our tour guide, Robert was the very best. He was animated, knowledgeable, and interacted with us at all times. There wasn't a question he could not answer in detail. It was quite an ordeal that this poor family endured. But they persevered...More

Thank smalls012017
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a few historical tours you can take in Franklin (Lotz House, Carter House, and Carnton Plantation), and they all are worth your time. In fact, you can get a special of all three for $35 instead of paying $60 ($20 each). The one-hour...More

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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.
Sherry M
12 October 2015|
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Response from Michelle Z | Reviewed this property |
The house was badly damaged in the Battle of Franklin and it took Mr. Lotz 4 years to rebuild it. Some areas like the upstairs floors were patched in spots by Mr. Lotz. The floors, staircase and baseboard are the ones Mr... More