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Address: 520 Milky Way Rd, Pulaski, TN 38478-7501
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+1 615-297-0773

The world famous Milky Way Farm on Route 31, south of Nashville, has some...

The world famous Milky Way Farm on Route 31, south of Nashville, has some of the most scenic, fertile land in Middle Tennessee. The historic property provides over one thousand acres of green pastures populated with herds of deer and flocks of wild turkey, enhanced by streams, massive barns, trails, and breathtaking vistas.

Milky Way Farm began because of the vision of Frank Mars who purchased land in Tennessee in the 1930's after the success of his Milky Way candy bar. His farm employed hundreds of workers during extreme economic times in Giles County. Known for prize Herefords, fast horses, fine sheep, incredible barns and breathtaking views the farm is dear to many. Photos of the farm in its glory days can be seen at the Train Museum in charming Lynnville, Tennessee.

The farm had its own railway stop to transport product and was one of the largest magnolia plantations of the South. Today the fine craftsmanship of all who worked on the property is evident in the architecture and design of the Manor House, the beautiful barns, stone houses, and rock walls. An elegant twenty-five thousand square foot manor house featuring twenty bedrooms and fourteen baths grace the property.

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Candy Bar King

Very beautiful house and view of country side - 20 bedrooms (really). Built by Mr. Mars (funder of Mar s candy company - Chicago, Il. back in 1930's. He employed a vast amount... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful house and view of country side - 20 bedrooms (really). Built by Mr. Mars (funder of Mar s candy company - Chicago, Il. back in 1930's. He employed a vast amount of local men during the depression for (50 cents a day) which was a great salary during the depression years. The house is unbelievable - built of... More 

Thank darleneanderson2
Saint Henry, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Got a very nice quick story about the house and its owners. Loves that we were encouraged to wander through the house on our own. Very lovely.

Thank KarenBruns
Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful place, a must to see inside. Many bedrooms and a huge table, never saw one this big. My friend and I enjoyed it very much. Definitely would come here again.

1 Thank Wysteria555
Pulaski, Tennessee
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a magnificent estate built by Frank Mars (founder and owner of Mars candy). He employed the vast majority of Giles County men during the Great depression to built a world class estate (horses, goats, cattle, etc) The manor house is much more that we expected. What a way to live!!! Lost of history and lots of fun for your... More 

1 Thank pierre B
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It is worth your time to stop at this history rich gem. A++ We walked the grounds and were impressed with the old, large magnolia trees, the old homes and barns.

Thank Roger W
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Amazing trip to the 1930's to see this 25,000 sqft manor house, the history is rich and interesting and the tour allows self touring, perfect to find fantastic photo ops as there at 10million in this location! Spring for the dessert and coffee, served at the world's largest residential dining table, totally worth it (kids favorite part)!

Thank Karen C
Rainsville, Alabama
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

History lovers will adore this home and grounds. The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. She was able to answer all of our questions. Well worth the drive out there.

1 Thank pollyp65
Helena, Al
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

My husband & I were with a Senior Group and went on a tour at the Milky Way Farm. The staff was very welcoming and very informative. They showed us the property thru a ride on a Hayride and a good time was had by all. We had rambled on our own around the home which is quite large and... More 

Thank PennyW5
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

We took a "young at heart" church group of about 20 people to Milky Way Farm in April, 2016. It was a "mystery trip" in that most of those who came with us did not know where we would be going. It was a big hit with everyone! We arrived around 10:30am, we were greeted warmly,given some information about the... More 

Thank chas420
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

If you're headed to, or through, Southern Middle TN (Giles County) this is a fine stop. And yes it was built by the Mars family during the depression era. Seeing the dinning room table is worth the time! A very interesting place.

Thank Merlin M

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