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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 3 days ago

Very nice museum with a great guide (Thomas). Be sure to visit during your next visit near Nashville, TN and hear some fascinating stories! I really enjoyed my visit

1  Thank Nico W
Reviewed 5 days ago

This beautiful Federal style home was in the middle of the Battle of Franklin. The tour of the non-combatants home and the items displayed from the time period and battle are extraordinary. The tour is well organized and the docents very knowledgeable. I highly recommend...More

Thank highschoolmom2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

My hubby and I decided to visit Nashville to celebrate our birthdays and our anniversary. On a whim, we decided to visit the Lotz House. I am so glad that we did. Our tour guide, Robert, was such a nice young man and full of...More

Thank beelacat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour of this historic home. Learned about the family and the tragedy of the Civil War in Franklin. “spirited” tour!

Thank Holly Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

While vacationing in Nashville from the Eugene, OR area, my husband and I made a trip to Franklin to tour the Lotz House Museum. Our tour guide, Robert, was awesome and very knowledgeable about the Civil War, and in particular, the Lots House! We recommend...More

Thank j0anne655
Reviewed 1 week ago

JT was an excellent tour guide. He was very expressive and informative. We learned a lot about the Battle of Frankliin and really enjoyed the tour. I highly recommend this tour for everyone.

Thank charky3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone interested in U.S. history and specifically the Civil War, would love this. Our guide did a wonderful job transporting us back in time to the Battle of Franklin, which the Lotz House was in the middle of. He gave details of how the family...More

Thank imbiff55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was amazing! The knowledge of the tour guides was incredible. I actually learned so much. And they made the history fascinating and fun. My 12 year old history buff loved it as well. Highly recommend.

Thank Chef-Grader
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of my friends and I took the tour, led by Laura, and it was great. We learned so much that we never knew about the Civil War battle that took place in Franklin and hearing about the history of the Lotz house and Lotz...More

Thank blesurhart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick, cheap and informative. Friendly staff. Someone thought it would be a good idea to turn this piece of history into a restaurant?! Idiots. Thanks for saving this piece of history.

Thank jeff w
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Karin S
20 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
30 October 2015|
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Response from Darlene L | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but I bought my ticket on Groupon.