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Blount Mansion

200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1812
+1 865-525-2375
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Halloween Ghost Tour

Went on Halloween Eve on a ghost tour. Was fantastic. Started in visitor center for an informative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard C
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Visit Was Too Hot

We can only recommend this "museum" when it's 60 degrees or colder. The visitor center, with its... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
JohnD63487
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San Clemente, California, USA
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1812
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on Halloween Eve on a ghost tour. Was fantastic. Started in visitor center for an informative non formal question answer about history. Then went on tour, using flashlights, through the mansion hearing the history and what went on in the different rooms. A great...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We can only recommend this "museum" when it's 60 degrees or colder. The visitor center, with its movies, is comfortable and interesting. Also the tour with the docent is interesting, but the oppressive heat made the visit less than enjoyable. Also, lots of trip hazards;...More

Thank JohnD63487
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Not from Tennessee and this site and the guided tour was very informative about the Blount mansiion in particular and Tennessee in general.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 October 2017

from what is now on the site but the docents do their best to explain exactly how things looked when the house was built and how/why things were changed. The story of the house is fascinating in itself as it--along w/ one of the rebuilt...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Wonderful site on the river to enjoy eclipse! Juxtaposition of city lights and colonial home was beautiful!

Thank AWP2221
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I enjoyed touring the Blount Mansion on Wednesday afternoon, July 26, 2017 Guided tours start each hour on the hour. Although I arrived a few minutes past 2 p.m., since no one else was there, I got to take the tour immediately instead of waiting...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

and I was glad I did because my guide, Erleen, told me about every visitable room in the mansion. She explained to me that the requirement for Tennessee to become the 16th state was for William Blount to bring 60,000 settlers to the area! I...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We attended a reception at the Blount Mansion, and were invited to tour the mansion. While "mansion" is a relative term, this one is worth a look. As the home of a former Governor, it is smaller than you might expect, so not conducive for...More

Thank GDL919
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Took the last tour of the day at 4:00 and our group of six was not rushed through. Our guide had an excellent knowledge base and was able to answer any questions we had. The history of the sight and the story of the family...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Blount Mansion was the first frame structure built west of the Allegheny Mountains. At the time it was built, it was indeed a mansion. It is a testament to the good people of Knoxville that it stands today. The gardens have been restored to their...More

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FLRELady
9 June 2017|
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
We had a lovely private tour of about 20 minutes. It was worth the visit. No you cannot walk to them and it would be a lot to do in one day.
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