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Lotz House Museum

1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
615.790.7190
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Ranked #1 of 24 Attractions in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Petersburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful home with completely full of original furnishings. The story of the home and it's connection to the war was very interesting. The docent was great- knowledgeable, and encouraged questions. While the battle of Franklin wasn't considered one of the major battles, was very significant to the area. Well done Lotz.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Tour guide was great, must see for Civil War buffs. town of Franklin very pretty with plenty of good restaurants. Info from Southern Living Magazine. J P Rockford TN

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We made a full day of exploring the Battle of Franklin TN. We visited the Lotz house Museum. This is a great place to visit. The tour was one of the best we had. Great people and great exhibits. I would suggest this place to anyone that enjoys Civil War history.

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New Market, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We brought our kids to see the Lotz House and it was Fantastic! If you like to learn about one of the great battles of the civil war, this is a must see! Our guide, Robert was awesome! We highly recommend going to the Lotz House if you are visiting Franklin, TN.

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Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Our tour guide, TJ, was FANTASTIC. He was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I had never heard of the Battle of Franklin, let alone that it was such an important battle in the war. I really learned a lot on this tour, and had fun doing it! I recommend this to anyone!

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Hartland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our guide, Robert, was fantastic. Answered our questions and kept it interesting. Didn't feel rehearsed. We felt welcome the second we walked thru the door. So glad our friends recommended this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had guests visiting from out of state this weekend and wanted to give them a little taste of Franklin. Took them to Lotz House and learned so much! JT was our guide and we were impressed by the passion he showed in telling the stories as well as his overall knowledge. We've already recommended this attraction... More

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Toomsboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This home is a beautifully depiction of the era. Our guide, Robert, was well informed of the historic events of the time BUT had a great rapport with his attendees. I would return to just enjoy his humor and knowledge of the tragic battle.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Informative, insightful, and educational. Our guide was excited to share the history of the house, the area, and the Battle of Franklin. I would recommed to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very good tour, full of history. Our tour guide, Robert, was great! The history of the battle of Franklin and how the house and family tied in was very interesting.

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