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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you only have an hour and want to learn about a family who resided in Franklin, TN during the closing months of the Civil War and the carnage that ensued I would highly suggest the Lotz House Museum. Our docent guide, Leah, gave a...More

Thank BillD824
Reviewed 2 days ago

We purchased a Groupon and this tour was well done. Great narration brought you back to the family that lived there and what they had to endure. How hard times build amazing character unheard of today. I highly recommend it and be sure to bring...More

Thank Road14026597045
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thomas was our tour guide and he was wonderfull. He is animated and has a passion for this. 1/2 of us spoke English fluently and he was kind enough to try to adjust his talking speed to accommodate us. Would recommend this is you're into...More

Thank Travis M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my daughter who recently moved to Nashville. It was a great way to learn about the Battle of Franklin, how it affected people's lives and the future of Tennessee. It was emotional and interesting. The house is very well preserved and the...More

Thank Discover56873259912
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide told excellent stories of what happned during the Battle of Franklin and well as introduced us to the people who lived here at the time.

Thank Calvin8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a whim and we loved it! We had the sweetest tour guide who was so knowledgeable and adorable. The house was so well kept up and beautiful. This is a must see!!!

Thank jordynp551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time on the tour and it was fantastic. I wish they allowed pictures in the house but they do not. We were with friends this time and they were thrilled with the guide and tour. The blood stains on the floor...More

Thank Excursion55275383045
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was ok to see the inside of a house that existed back then. But I feel the stories are very fabricated. It was ok to see but not anything to stick in my brain or heart. The Civil War, to me, is about the...More

Thank Jazzie2me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit and learn about the history of this family and Franklin. Our tour guide, Shelley was absolutely wonderful. Highly recommend visiting this museum.

Thank Lorijean1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was great and from what I could hear from the other guide, he was excellent as well. Both men were very animated and knowledgable about the previous own of the home and the battle that took place.

Thank Jesse S
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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