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Lotz House Museum

1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
+1 615-790-7190
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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
+1 615-790-7190
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Reviewed 3 days ago

JT, our tour guide, profiled the non-slave holding family before the war, during the Franklin battle, and years after the Civil War. A very thorough and fascinating story of the Lotz family told by the most passionate tour guide we've ever experienced. We felt like...More

Thank joeandjill2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bought tickets on a whim and am so happy we did. J.T. was our tour guide (and his mom works the counter). He is just so knowledgeable about the Battle of Franklin and exhibited such a passion for the topic. The history of that wonderful...More

Thank BrianW601
Reviewed 4 days ago

The young man guide did an excellent job of explaining about the people and the Civil War battle that made this home famous. He was very enthusiastic and made sure everyone could see and understood what he was explaining. We happened to be there when...More

Thank rebarnes22
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have the opportunity, make sure that JT is your tour guide. Nothing against anyone else there but his passion about the Lotz family and the horrors that they endured is impresssive.

Thank skins1122016
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Lotz House tour was absolutely fascinating. Our tour guide was exceptionally knowledgable and gracious to answer all our questions. She paints a picture of what it felt like to be in the town, in that home, in that family during the civil war. Highly...More

Thank jesessler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent. Our tour guide, Jean Gaddes was absolutely terrific. The story of the Lotz family and their connection to the battle of Franklin and subsequent contributions to the United States was fascinating. Don't miss this site, on your next visit to Franklin. I'd allow a...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Middle Tennessee is covered with Civil War historical sites, but the Lotz House should not be missed! The story of the family and the house is very interesting. The best part of this museum is the furnishings. Well worth your time.

Thank Troy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little trip for some up close Civil War History. Our guide Laura was wonderful with loads of information and animation. Made the tour enjoyable, but yet was totally packed with information. Great as a part of the 3 House tour or...More

Thank MikeandSherry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of a kind. The building is mostly all original except for the battle repairs made by the builder. The young man that gave the tour was extremely knowledgeable and informative.. He was a great person to get this tour from. I...More

Thank roger b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been on several civil war home in several cities but this is one of my favorites! The house is has so many interesting details. Our tour guide brought the story to life for us. It was so interesting and sobering too. I highly recommend.

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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
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
Roxey S
30 October 2015|
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Response from Darlene L | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but I bought my ticket on Groupon.