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Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater

1060 Main Street, Whitwell, TN 37397-5055
+1 423-309-1667
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Informative dinner theater

This is a place to get "correct" information about our country's Civil War history. This is... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Excellent experience

The food was fantastic and the portions large. The show was very informative, entertaining and well... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Linda J
Rome, Georgia
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We offer a unique step back into America's past, complete with period meal and a moving drama. Our audiences are surrounded by an authentic Civil War performance hall, complete with accurate costuming, music and genuine Civil War history. We are Christian-based and family friendly. We reveal facts long-lost in our books. We hold nothing back as we peel back the years of edited history. This program is written for those who slept through history class...and will challenge the serious historian.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“old church” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1060 Main Street, Whitwell, TN 37397-5055
+1 423-309-1667
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a place to get "correct" information about our country's Civil War history. This is information that is not being taught in our schools. The food was very good and the servings huge. Steve does an outstanding job of researching of this time period....More

1  Thank fooded
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The food was fantastic and the portions large. The show was very informative, entertaining and well researched. We laughed while we learned. It is an unique dinner theater that I would highly recommend to all fellow history buffs.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater is one of those places that you just can't help but feel like you've stepped back in time when visiting. Housed in the old Whitwell Methodist Church building in the old part of Whitwell, the dinner theater exists to give...More

1  Thank loganthedj
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This was a treat for me. The meal was suburb and large by the way. The show was well written and very interesting. Even the grandchildren were captivated by the show. You will learn things, as well as laugh! Steve Gipson and his family should...More

1  Thank claudemonet0806
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was a great dinner theater! We brought some out of town guests and a good time was had by all - adults and kids alike! A every educational experience. We especially liked the "flag" portion of the show. And...the food was delicious!

1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Delicious food! Great Experience! Our three kids loved the dinner theater and the entire experience! The staff is very kind and it was like going back in time as we learned lots of history and scored some custom cool stuff in gift shop. A great...More

1  Thank Cody G
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This show was an amazing experience! There was humor and some facts that we didn't know about. Got a ton of food too. Very worth it for the price! Definitely recommend.

1  Thank Tina K
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Used to go there a lot. The play is very enjoyable, and at the time we saw it, was interactive, blending history & drama with just the right touch of comedy. Wish they were still doing the Christmas ball and the Sunday lunch. The owner...More

1  Thank Yvette G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great show, food is excellent too. Food was served in an old church building. A basically one man live show in period costumes and sets on the subject of the Civil War from the southern perspective. Very well done. Gift shop and conversation with the...More

2  Thank HaveQuiltWillTravel
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed everything about our experience at Buttonwillow. Our group of 13 ranged in age from 7 to 70, and it was enjoyed by all. The food was true Southern style and delicious. The show was very informative and entertaining. We laughed and were truly...More

2  Thank StacieTravels
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Sahana S
30 December 2015|
Response from jdaquarles |
Their website says vegetarian meals are available with advance notice. Reservations are required, so I assume you would make that request when you make your reservations.