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Address: 1711 Dandridge Ave., Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone Number: (865)522-866
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Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of...

The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on five acres atop Mabry Hill and includes the 4-acre Civil War Bethel Cemetery. This stately, elegant home of the Victorian and Civil War periods showcases one of the largest collections of original artifacts including, china, silver, crystal, and antique furnishings. Built in 1858 and housing three generations of the same family from 1858-1987, the Mabry-Hazen House served as headquarters for both the Union and Confederate troops during the Civil War. If you are visiting Knoxville, make sure to visit this historic treasure.

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Good history

The gentleman giving the tour was very knowledgeable. Good history of house, family, and area.worth going for history buffs

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 NEW

The gentleman giving the tour was very knowledgeable. Good history of house, family, and area.worth going for history buffs

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lovely home filled with authentic furnishings. Beautiful location on top of hill. Well worth a stop. Kids free adult was $10.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The house has an excellent view of Knoxville. Entrance fee is pricey. We went on a free day. Docents were dressed in period dress and were knowledgeable about the house and grounds. Handicap access to first floor only. House contains items up until her death. Some items old and some are newer. For example, chair coverings are of horsehair. Silver... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A beautifully restored house, perched on a hill. The tour guide is very friendly and responsive. He was very helpful with e-mail regarding my visit, and making sure he was there. He even waited with the group (of 3 others) so that I could join them. The guide is full of anecdotes of all aspects - the house, the history,... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We turned up here on a confederate Memorial Day and were invited to join in with the memorial service, we were taken by bus and brought back, couldn't ask for a more friendly welcome. The tour around the house was extremely good, we were given loads of information and just loved going around the house. The people looking after this... More 

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Richardson, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Our family enjoyed our tour of the Mabry Hazen House. It was once used as a headquarters by the Union army during the civil war. The family history if intriguing. Because a member of the family lived in the house late into the 20th century, the items in the house originally belonged to the family. They are not replicas or... More 

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Hamilton County, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Old homes and history are not my strength, BUT from local intrigue...hearsay leading to an old fashioned duel among high society southern gentlemen...to the mentality of the eastern Tennesseans toward to secession issue, the guide (wish I could remember his name!) was an excellent story teller and answered every one of my questions to my complete satisfaction. House is truly... More 

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Franklin Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

If you are a Civil War buff this is a "must see" and if you are really lucky your Docent will be Karen! Our guide, Karen was in full period dress and seemed completely entertained telling us the best tales that are part of the history of the home even though I am sure she has related them hundreds of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The home and surrounding grounds are very beautiful and intriguing. The views from the hilltop surrounding the property are amazing as well. What I enjoyed most was the antiques and furnishings that are not only varied but unique. The tour guide was most informative and interested in answering questions and engaging in discussions about the historical aspect of this much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This health saw the Civil War from both sides, wealth and failure, a scandal of betrayal and revenge and generations of living. Carefully restored and re-created, you can see life in Knoxville of the 19th C and a look into a family that couldn't find peace. All this and lovely views. Fine guides. Take time to readh the displays.

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