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Lotz House Museum

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Address: 1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
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+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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Bought the combination ticket at Carnton Plantation. (Recommended) This seemed a "throw-in," but it was the tour I enjoyed the most. Our guide Richard was extremely knowledgeable... read more

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Dayton, Ohio
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Bought the combination ticket at Carnton Plantation. (Recommended) This seemed a "throw-in," but it was the tour I enjoyed the most. Our guide Richard was extremely knowledgeable, and his enthusiasm was almost contagious. He also recommended other sites of Civil War interest for us to visit. Do not make the mistake we almost made and skip this tour. It is... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family isn't that in to history, but they got a kick out of this place. My son (7) I've heard all about it and the tour guide did a great job. If you're at all into history stop here!

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jean was an excellent tour guide and brought a whole different story to the table. I was actually in tears from some of the things she told us. So, sincere and personal. Just like we were actually there, watching it all. Plan on getting our women's group at church to go there for our next group outing.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Has been a long time since I had visited. The house is full of historic treasures that make the Battle of Franklin come alive. Thomas Cartwright is a master is creating a visual and visceral experience -- no holds barred. Great for kids and adults. Not to be missed.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went through this home as part of a tour. It was amazing the amount of artifacts that were presented. The guide was very informative and welcoming. Will go back next year with another group.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family & I visited my sister who lives locally and we were just tooling around looking for whatever we would stumble across regarding the civil war and just happened to stop here. AWESOME! And what really made it great was Robert!! He was so friendly and welcoming to all and so informative... I know we could have talked and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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We were a party of five on the tour of the Lotz House. Our tour guide, Robert Blythe, was awesome. He had a wealth of knowledge about the subject of the battle and local area. My elderly mom was with us and he provided a folding chair in each room for her to sit. He reviewed the history of the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to the Lotz House with my mother-in-law, and we had a great time! The house and the Lotz family history were both very interesting, and the woodwork was incredible! It is a little less expensive than the other Franklin sights, and I would say that the value is higher. But Tom, our guide, really made our visit special!... More 

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The tour was excellent. Our tour guide was very passionate, informative and interesting with great stories

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Beautiful wood work by a master craftsman. The family's history is a tale of the troubles inflicted on folk living in the aftermath of a major battle during the civil war.

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