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Lotz House Museum

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Address: 1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
Phone Number: +1 615-790-7190
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The compelling story of the times, the family, and the fine antiques of the...

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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Nice site

Wonderful site with great knowledgeable guide. Furniture and furnishings were beautiful to see. So glad it's open to public.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful site with great knowledgeable guide. Furniture and furnishings were beautiful to see. So glad it's open to public.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous home with period accurate furnishings. The house has an amazing story to tell and the tour guides do a great job of bringing the history to life!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Actually hand built by the original owner the home contains some amazing millwork and also carries interesting historic and personal stories. Our guide, Jeanne, explained things clearly and added much to the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our tour guide was Thomas Cartwright. He gave us a excellent tour, I had no trouble seeing the scenes from the tragic day in Franklin. I don't want to give too much away, though. The home is filled with beautiful antiques and treasures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

JT gave us a fantastic verbal ride through the Lotz House and Franklin Battle. Although I consider myself as knowing quite a bit about American history, I had never heard of the Franklin Civil War Battle until we visited the Nashville Area. JT made everything come alive and we learned a lot about Mr. Lotz, a German woodworker with spectacular... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good place.. Lots of History.. Good informative guide...quest animated on the family and the battle

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had tour of this historical and beautiful house and our guide was Robert who brought us right back in time. .he was so passionate and enthusiastic. .highly recommend this tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to visit historical sites for my history class and I came across the Lotz House. I had never been there before so I went out on a whim and got a Value Ticket for 3 historical attractions, which included the Lotz House, and made my way there. Right away I was greeted with friendly people and was amazed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful tour at the Lots House Museum! The staff was very friendly and our tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun! We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone interested in learning about a great local story!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great tour of this home today. Tour guide was amazing at telling the story of the family, the home and battle. Only down side was the tour group was quite large but that's a good problem to have!

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