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Lotz House Museum

Open 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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Reviewed yesterday

The tour was fantastic! We not only learned about the beautiful house and its role during the Battle of Franklin, but also learned about the very interesting and talented family. Jean, the tour, guide really brought history to life for us. Highly recommend visiting this...More

Thank Trail258087
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful home rich in history! Allison was a very knowledgeable and fun guide. So thankful this gem was saved and here for all to see!

Thank Tiffany P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved the house and the history - Allison was a great tour guide. She really made the whole experience fun. Highly recommend the tour.

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned not only about this home but also the Lotz Family who originally built it and how it has survived all these years virtually unchanged. Great deal of Civil War history connected: The Franklin Battle was fought in the front yard and despite cannon balls...More

Thank johnsonjanice2306
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lotz House is a beautiful home from the 1850’s. The history of the family and the civil war battle that was found close by came alive with our guide Allison. Don't miss seeing this home and hearing about the Battle of Franklin and what the...More

Thank San_Diego_1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good presentation and displays to help depict the battle and the era. The story made my heart go out to the family and townspeople that endured these tragic events of the Civil War. The tour was reasonably priced.

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Lotz House and taking a tour with Thomas. His animated depiction of the civil war events that took place at the Lotz House made the war and soldiers come to life. The Lotz family history is fascinating, ripe...More

Thank jcramer88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this tour! We went to Franklin with my sister and brother in law and decided to visit the Lotz house. So glad we did! We learned so much fascinating history not only about the family but also what life was like during that...More

Thank RKH1472
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped into the Lotz museum while we were in Franklin. We appreciated the history of the site and found the antiques interesting. The downside was how fast the tour guide spoke during the tour. He did repeat himself several times to...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This home is absolutely packed with exquisite wood furniture hand crafted by the owner. Our tour guide was super helpful in explaining the significance of this home during the Battle of Franklin (BOF), during the Civil War. The Carter home across the street should also...More

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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