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Sam Davis Home

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1399 Sam Davis Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167-2744
+1 615-459-2341
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Disappointed

Went on Columbus Day and was disappointed they were apparently closed. Nothing on their webpage... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Cinamngrl
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Nashville
via mobile
pretty but with a catch

I went here a little less than a year ago with family. We were having a great time just looking... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Krista R
,
Smyrna, Tennessee
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cotton fields” (6 reviews)
“civil war” (21 reviews)
“tour guide” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1399 Sam Davis Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167-2744
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went on Columbus Day and was disappointed they were apparently closed. Nothing on their webpage indicating closure. Telephoned and no answer. Gate was chained and locked. Would have been nice to know of closure. TN schools don't close on Columbus Day. So it was anticipated...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went here a little less than a year ago with family. We were having a great time just looking around the grounds. It just so happens that I own a nice dslr camera and was taking pictures of them. We were approached by a...More

2  Thank Krista R
Debbie S, Director of Events & Marketing at Sam Davis Home, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you for your review Krista! As always, we welcome guests to come walk the site or even have a picnic if they choose not to take a guided tour. Upon entering the parking lot, there is a sign right in front of the Administrative...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

The tour of the big house was interesting, and our guide very knowledgeable. The out building were also interesting, I really liked seeing the slave houses. The museum alone costs $6, the museum and house tour $12, and you can walk the grounds and see...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The small museum is great. The house is just okay as is the tour. Also what happened to your facebook reviews? I see you've gotten rid of them as they are much less favorable than the trip advisor ones. Censoring reviews is pretty sketchy!

2  Thank Ka M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We found the tour very informational, the grounds well kept and the atmosphere beautiful. The guided tour was excellent and the tour guide very knowledgable. The movie is worth seeing as well.

Thank George W
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It was at least 30 years ago as we were driving on I-24 south of Nashville, Tennessee, when I noticed a sign referring to the "Sam Davis House." My first reaction was: "Who is Sam Davis?" I looked it up. He was a 21-year-old Confederate...More

2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We spent the day here in May 2016. Very interesting and 10 minutes from home. They have spaces you can rent for events also

Thank volmom2015
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Sam Davis Home is a beautiful property with many large trees and beautiful flowers in the middle of Smyrna. It was a great place to get married. There is another building that was recently built that houses a gift shop and conference room. We used...More

1  Thank baseballcoachloop25
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I bought a Groupon for a two person tour admission for my boyfriend and I to learn a little history of the area we're in. We went in early December so it was pretty cold outside but our tour guide was still very friendly and...More

Thank Carol Z
Reviewed 24 November 2016

His statue is on the Capitol grounds in Nashville. Short tour of house. Beautiful grounds and cotton fields. Get Groupon discount.

1  Thank c3a3m3
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