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Lotz House 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...more
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1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
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All reviews lotz family lotz house our tour guide civil war battle of franklin thomas cartwright great tour across the street cannon balls his passion his knowledge carnton plantation come alive american history well worth the visit their lives an excellent job
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our oldest daughter is here this weekend from California where she works in the History department at UC Berkeley. We enjoyed the history of the Lotz House and the role played in the battle of Franklin. Tim Toepfer Spring Hill, TN

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 675timothyt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday morning. Seth was a great tour guide and mad it very personal for our group. Pointed out Wisconsin's involvement which is where are from. And he was great involving a child in the tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

WE visited the Lotz House on Christmas vacation with my Grandson, he is very interested the Civil War and because we live in Tennessee theirs a lot to see, House was built by German immigrants and they were innocent bystanders when the war started, their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank George G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour guide was very knowledgeable. She knew a lot about the house. Learned so much about the Civil War and the Battle of Franklin.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mary689
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour guide was exceptional and very knowedgeable. The historical information she provided was very informative.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If was a cold and rainy day so we took the drive from Nashville to Franklin to visit the Lotz House Museum. When we walked through the front door, there were 2 women on the house tour. In the gift shop that is just to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank DMMcGW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Franklin with several ladies and started with Lotz house. We were very happy the ticket seller offer a package price to visit Carter and Cranton houses. Thomas was our guide and we were enthralled by his descriptions of the battle as well as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very insightful tour by knowledgable guide, recommend it! Answered all questions and some! Should tour the Carter House also.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank clintclouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful and knowledgeable people who are passionate about their work! The stories told brought everything to life. The cherry jam is very tasty...it's local.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Tnvlntr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this tour! The guide was extremely knowledgeable, passionate and thorough! We left there feeling like we knew this family. The architecture of this home showed the extreme talent of Mr. Lotz and rebuilding after the battle of Franklin shows his ingenuity to do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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
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