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Address: 200 West Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: (865) 525-2375
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House was within walking distance of our hotel ( Hampton Inn downtown ) there was very little furniture but the tour guide was very informative great history on the house. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Being in the old house evokes the spirit of the early days of our country after the signing of the Constitution. The garden designed by Alden Hopkins in the late 1950s is a local treasure. Interesting views of the Tennessee River, the 19th century Gay Street Bridge and a recently restored vintage sign advertising JFG coffee. A good place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

House was within walking distance of our hotel ( Hampton Inn downtown ) there was very little furniture but the tour guide was very informative great history on the house. The garden was small but very very nice.

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Our tour guide, Dave, told us a lot of history about William and Wiley Blount, and their role in Tennessee's early history, several interesting stories about settling the area, Indians, architecture, politics, etc. And we learned a lot about the mansion itself, which was truly a mansion back then, but pretty small now. We very much enjoyed visiting the Blount... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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148 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I was very pleased to find this historical treasure was within walking distance of my hotel. The tour guide was vey informative and not only thoroughly answered questions, he invited and enticed our curiosity. Although labeled a mansion as it probably was at the time, it was enlightening what was considered luxury for the period. Also fascinating was the resourcefulness... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

While wailed wandering down toVolunteer Landing, my wife and I decided to go into to the Civil War Visitor Center and were told we could catch a tour of the Blount Mansion downstairs. How fortunate for us! We were the only ones in the young group. Our guide turned out to be a very enthusiastic guide and the architectural historian... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Their peak month for visitors and they were closed for renovation. What an incredible amount of stupidity on their part.

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mks2x, Manager at Blount Mansion, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were not able to visit the Blount Mansion when you were in town. The Blount Mansion is currently closed for renovations to ensure that the property will be intact for future generations of visitors to the site. Because of the extensive renovations to stabilize the property, the mansion is considered a hard-hat construction zone; for... More 

Austin, Texas
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23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Just moved to area, so bought the inclusive ticket at the visitors center. The Blount Mansion was my first place to visit. It was somewhat of a rainy day, so I was the only one even in the reception area, yet the guy sitting behind the desk...watching TV asked that I come back in 45 minutes for tour...ok...came back..still only... More 

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mks2x, Executive Director at Blount Mansion, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your visit to the Blount Mansion was not excellent. We do offer tours every hour, on the hour, because of our limited staff and resources as a non-profit. The Mansion was certainly considered a mansion by 1790s and 1800s standards for the frontier territory and early statehood, though it is not a mansion by... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Blount mansion is a wonderful place to go! I went with a group and it was lots of fun! The tour guide was amazing! We just didn't get enough time to go downstairs where the slaves were! Well I would love to go agin! 😀

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is an awesomely preserved mansion that is totally open to the public and is filled with items, paintings, hardware, and fixtures of the time when Knoxville first went on the map.

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Roswell, GA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

My husband and I visited this historic site while in Knoxville. The guide was super knowledgeable and the home was amazing.

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Additional Information about Blount Mansion

Address: Address: 200 West Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: (865) 525-2375
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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