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Lotz House Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Admission to Lotz House Civil War Museum
from US$ 10.00*
Admission to Lotz House Civil War Museum
from US$ 10.00*
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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...more
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1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
+1 615-790-7190
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This house was one of my personal favorites while in Franklin for a day. Our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. This house is packed full of history and is a prime example of the American dream that even when the world knocks you...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great tour with very detailed information. I really enjoyed the experience.The tour guide answered all my questions during the tour. She was very thorough and had a wonderful knowledge of the Lotz house. She had answers to all my multiple questions.

Thank 750kimberlyf
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were just in time for a house tour. The very informative docent was Thomas, he had so much knowledge to share with us. He did it in a very grand manor. The home was beautifully decorated in period of the Civil War era furniture....More

Thank Maxine R
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Lotz house is right in the middle of the Franklin battlefield. Mr. Lotz build this house several years before the civil war. he took 3 years to build it all BY HIMSELF !! No help--not even slaves. You will see evidence of cannon shot...More

Thank tubaplyr
Reviewed 4 days ago

While this was a small museum/house, it had a ton of history. Miss Jean was so informative and thorough and cute! We had a great time.

Thank Sherman0804
Reviewed 6 days ago

I arrived a little late in the day and thought that I may be too late for a tour of the property. I was welcomed by a very knowledgeable and amenable gentleman who said that it was no trouble and proceeded to provide me with...More

Thank ywurry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lotz House is really worth the visit. A guided, detailed tour is included with your ticket price. We had a wonderful guy for our docent. He was knowledgeable and funny. The history of the whole area of Franklin is fascinating. Learning about the Lotz...More

Thank marthaemi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Nashville and never heard it's this place. I had learned about the battle of Franklin in school, but not quite like this. An inside look into a home that was standing during such a tumultuous time in our history. Our tour...More

Thank Angelia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to visit! An hour tour of a southern Home caught in the middle of a Civil War battle. Lots of history and details about our past. Even if you are not a history buff you will enjoy this tour!

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much civil war history in and around Franklin. The Lotzs House is so well preserved for the period and the family had an amazing history. We had a fabulous tour guide. He not only could tell us the history but was a walking encyclopedia...More

Thank Melissa H
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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
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