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Address: 200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1812
Phone Number: +1 865-525-2375
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Great piece of history

Although the outside of the house looks magnificent, we were quite surprised by the inside. It was simple and sweet. The furnishing were of the period, but not many were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Holiday, Florida
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Holiday, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although the outside of the house looks magnificent, we were quite surprised by the inside. It was simple and sweet. The furnishing were of the period, but not many were original to the home. The guide gave us good information and some stories. As you walk through the home, you can hear the creeky floor and you can imagine what... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great visit during Christmas Open House. The staff was very friendly and very knowledgeable. This is a great place to learn about the history of Knoxville and the state of Tennessee in general. It's a beautiful old home with authentic pieces from the 18th Century.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went yesterday for the Christmas Open House for the first time in forever; normally they have it during the day around morning/noon but we haven't been since the first time a few years ago, and did not regret it. The people working there were nice and it still felt festive. The garden in the back was beautiful and I'd... More 

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Thank bippinandblossom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

When we came to visit our son in Knoxville we weren't expecting to see any preserved history. Having started with Marble Springs we went a few days later to visit the Blount House. Again the staff brought the history to life.Hope that manage to preserve it.Again we were surprised that there seem to be so few visitors but they are... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great way to learn the local history, staff here were very helpful, and enjoyed seeing more antiques, and the way things were done two hundred years ago.

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Hamel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Not a mansion by typical standards but very upscale for its time period. There is an admission charge. There is limited parking. Period furnishings and guided tour.

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Thank Denise M
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Blount Mansion gives tours to educate visitors about the first governor of Tennessee and the founding of the state. Christmas time is the best time to visit, when it is decorated for the holidays. It is a gem of the past in the middle of a bustling city.

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Mendenhall
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We were fortunate to have our own private tour of this unique early Governor's home. Further, our guide was doing his first tour, so his instructor went along, which meant that we got to learn a great deal about Governor Blount! Both guides were friendly and pleasant to interact with. This unique individual was someone we had known nothing about,... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

I love history and for anyone that is interested in the past this is a wonderful site. We had a wonderful tour. This is a beautiful house.

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Thank mpcconsulteng
Knoxville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Touring the Blount Mansion is a family tradition. We are a 5th generation Knoxvillian family. So each generation takes the next generation. The guided tour is very informative, and reminds our children of how far we have come.

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