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Lotz House Museum

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Address: 1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064-3616
Phone Number: 615.790.7190
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The compelling story of the times, the family, and the fine antiques of the...

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.

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Best historical tour I have ever taken.

I am not an extreme historian - just a casual every day person that loves history. This tour as I said was the best I have ever taken. They helped you get to know the family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not an extreme historian - just a casual every day person that loves history. This tour as I said was the best I have ever taken. They helped you get to know the family: made it personal. Not all facts and details. The house is beautiful well maintained and presented in a respectful manner.

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The cost is only $10 and very much worth it. Jean was our tour guide and was wonderful. She really cared to accurately tell the story of the Lotz family and their experience during the civil war. The tour lasts about an hour and is interesting and informative.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Lotz House. Our tour guide, Jean, was very informative and was simply a great storyteller. She shared the history of the area, the day of the battle, and the story of the Lotz family from a unique perspective that made it seem so real for us. We're not particularly history buffs, but this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the most wonderful guide on this tour! He was friendly, enthusiastic and so very knowledgeable! We almost skipped this one and it turned out to be the best!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited the Lotz House with a tour group from Ohio. This was my second visit, having toured the home in Nov. 2014. The tour guide was well informed, engaging and knowledgeable on a variety of subjects relating to the history of the area, house and Lotz family. The information presented was fresh and interesting. I learned new information and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live in Franklin and had no idea about the history. Our tour guide was Laura. She was awesome! Her passion for the history of the house made the tour that much more fun! I highly recommend also seeing the Carter House and the Carton Plantation. I would want at least 2 hours for each place. FYI- There are stairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my wife, when we had some time from a wedding weekend. Absolutely awesome. So much history and a fascinating story. JT was our tour guide and he was fantastic! Many thanks from Florida.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tour was informative, interesting and very enjoyable. Robert, our guide, was knowledgeable, passionate, and a great host. Not only did he tell us about the house, he did an excellent job of telling the history of what transpired at the site and the lives of the individuals who made the site significant. If you enjoy history, and especially the... More 

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Scottsboro, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum was beautiful and our guide, Robert was wonderful and really enjoyed his work. He was very patient with our questions. I would actually like to visit here again.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A tour of the Lotz House is a must for anyone interested in the history of Franklin, TN or the famous Civil War battle that took place there in November of 1864. Our tour guide was J.T. and we couldn't have been more impressed. He was able to bring the family and their experiences to life in a way that... More 

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