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Blount Mansion

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A great piece of Southern history.

We originally went to watch the fireworks from the Blount Mansion on the 4th of July this year... read more

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A national treasure worth a quick stop

The home of William Blount, original territorial Governor and signer of the US Constitution, is a... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Columbia, South Carolina
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200 W Hill Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902-1812
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Reviewed today

We originally went to watch the fireworks from the Blount Mansion on the 4th of July this year. There was a tour starting and it was way overcrowded, so we decided to come back a week later and take another tour, which I am so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fhayward2018
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The home of William Blount, original territorial Governor and signer of the US Constitution, is a must-see if you are near Knoxville. Located downtown, this small home and intact outbuildings provides a view into the life of an American icon and early Tennessee history. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting piece of history. This is one of those places where you could just feel the history. The staff was very friendly and knowledgable. I would highly reccomend if in the area!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 563michelle
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It was pretty nice there. I went with a giant group and as such didn't get much of a guided tour (we were allowed to free-roam) but it was pretty interesting to look at and the people there were kind. Probably wouldn't go back but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank elizamarsh
Reviewed 23 May 2018

If you can’t make the Tennessee History Museum, you can get a good summation from the history of this house with its founding in the late 1700’s. A prize to have survived.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank walthorticulture
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Enjoyed a guided tour of the mansion by a knowledgeable volunteer after viewing a movie. The gardens around the mansion are beautiful!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you like historical sites with history and stories of interest this place will please you. Located right in downtown this is a must see while in Knoxville.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sanman54
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Went on Halloween Eve on a ghost tour. Was fantastic. Started in visitor center for an informative non formal question answer about history. Then went on tour, using flashlights, through the mansion hearing the history and what went on in the different rooms. A great...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We can only recommend this "museum" when it's 60 degrees or colder. The visitor center, with its movies, is comfortable and interesting. Also the tour with the docent is interesting, but the oppressive heat made the visit less than enjoyable. Also, lots of trip hazards;...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JohnD63487
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Not from Tennessee and this site and the guided tour was very informative about the Blount mansiion in particular and Tennessee in general.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
We had a lovely private tour of about 20 minutes. It was worth the visit. No you cannot walk to them and it would be a lot to do in one day.