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Octagon Hall Museum

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Such a remarkable experience to visit such a unique and historic piece of history. Curators love... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Dennis B
Bowling Green
Very Cool and Super Nice Caretaker

We showed up just a little late and were not able to take the full tour but what we saw and heard... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Fayetteville, United States
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6040 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-9603
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We showed up just a little late and were not able to take the full tour but what we saw and heard was very interesting! It is worth the money and the time...on your next trip check it out!

1  Thank 763rebaw
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Very cool place tons of history dating back to the civil war. $5 per person cant go wrong. People state it is haunted not sure about that. Spent 2 hours there looking at all the house has from the original owners very cool.

1  Thank cory29fishing
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Really cool place just outside of Bowling Green in Franklin. It’s a supposed “haunted” home due to the civil war activities that took place there. Neat history, tickets are $5 each to walk through the house. Open on certain days and time. Caretakers smoke in...More

1  Thank DirtRoadsandPorches
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This wonderful house is full of history. For five dollars you can walk through the entire house. Lots of artifacts and history. The mannequins were just a little creepy. They have camera's set up to catch the paranormal activity in the house. You can stay...More

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled across this unique house by accident. It has a fascinating story. It is in process of getting going - but it has a ways to go. First Suggestion - de clutter the furnishings. 2nd Suggestion - the lady inside who works there -...More

1  Thank JackHy
Reviewed September 3, 2017

I meant to stop and had been following signs. I was past it before I saw it and decided to keep going as it looked run down. Might be a good stop but I won't' know this trip.

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Such a remarkable experience to visit such a unique and historic piece of history. Curators love visitors and will chat about the history and or hauntings as long as you will listen, lol! I had trouble walking away because they were so informative and very...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

My family and I thought it was well worth the stop. Tons of history and a beautiful home, still in the process of restoration. The caretaker was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour is self guided, after the initial history of the house is given...More

1  Thank vickies72
Reviewed July 24, 2017

the grounds are not kept . weeds and tall grass. summer kitchen roof leaked and ruined items in there. the caretakers smoke in the house and it wreaks of second hand smoke. this place would be better if kept up better. the curator was very...More

2  Thank pattyplayfull1975
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Made a special trip out to see this as we enjoy local historic structures/museums. What a joke! This has a wonderful history but the caretakers are doing a terrible job of keeping it up. Every room has furniture and artifacts just thrown in a jumbled...More

2  Thank John K
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