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Lotz House Museum

1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
+1 615-790-7190
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Admission to Lotz House Civil War Museum
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Admission to Lotz House Civil War Museum
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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
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"our tour guide"
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"battle of franklin"
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"thomas cartwright"
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"great tour"
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"across the street"
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"his passion"
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"cannon balls"
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"his knowledge"
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"carnton plantation"
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"come alive"
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"american history"
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"a wonderful job"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful hand crafted home which survived a Civil War battle raging around it. The home is well preserved and the guides are knowledgeable about the family, home and time period. The family sheltered across the street in the basement of the Carter home, another...More

Thank LorPasco
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful house and the tour was amazing... our tour guide was so knowagable about the family and their lives

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting tour of a Civil War house. Learned a lot about the Lotz family and the tour guide was very informative. It was interesting but somewhat saddening to see the dents left in the floor from the canon balls and see how things in the...More

Thank brianneus
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We got an amazing tour from a lady that that seemed to know every single thing about the house! She really made the place come alive with her stories and knowledge about the place. It was much more fun than visiting a museum about the...More

Thank emmab2447732
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My two boys (ages 9 and 7) toured with me and Jean was our wonderful guide. We were all fascinated at the story of the Lotz family and the history of the objects within the house (many artifacts did not belong to the family since...More

Thank AllieK_79
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had Jean (I believe that was her name). She was the sweetest lady ever! I learned more in the hour tour than anything I found online or in a history book. One of my daughters is a huge history buff and I can't describe...More

Thank tabel6
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mrs Gene was a great tour guide..lots of interesting history learned about the area..cool museum and artifacts from the civil war were displayed..the wood work was astounding..

Thank Trina T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice tour. Awesome that’s it’s individually owned and was saved from being a restaurant. Huge amount of history, beautifully refurbished. The wood working is incredible.

Thank Mnies
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and two kids at the joy of touring some Authentic American history. Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable. The tour was short but very interesting. My two boys ages eight and 11 were able to follow along and enjoy the tour...More

Thank Patrick R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the "Three Site" ticket to also see the Carter House across the street and the Carntan Plantation down the road. We thoroughly enjoyed all three. The guides were well-informed and friendly. Clara was our guide at the Lotz House and did a great...More

Thank acundari
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Jennifer M
8 July 2018|
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Response from love4antiques | Reviewed this property |
Despite the advantage of breaking up the tours, I'm not so sure a 10 year old would enjoy a whole day of "looking at old houses" !! If I were taking my grandson, I'd do ONE of these houses and then head out to The Hermitage... More
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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
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tgadol
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
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