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Historic Mansker's Station Frontier Life Center

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705 Caldwell Rd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
+1 615-859-3678
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Jewel waiting your visit.

Living in Nashville for over twenty years never took time to check it out. After retiring in 2013... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2016
Bob A
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ghost and Lantern Tour

We decided to head up for the annual ghost and lantern tour, it was perfect weather and we... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2016
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This fort, built in 1779, is staffed by costumed staff who explain the history of the region's earliest settlement.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
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705 Caldwell Rd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
+1 615-859-3678
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Reviewed March 2, 2016

Living in Nashville for over twenty years never took time to check it out. After retiring in 2013 and staying at Grand Olde RV resort and Market in Goodlettsville we took time to check it out. What a true surprise at what Mansker's Station had...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed February 10, 2016

We decided to head up for the annual ghost and lantern tour, it was perfect weather and we thoroughly enjoyed it. I love historical places, and people in period costumes, now whether or not their stories were true or not I don't know, but some...More

Thank jrightmire
Reviewed January 6, 2016

there is not much to do here walk through a few buildings, look at a garden it is hooked up to a park that is kind of nice, it could be better if they keep the movie in the park them going, or put a...More

Thank 50ristopher
Reviewed November 25, 2015

We took our 4year old granddaughter and she even enjoyed the tour through the cabins and the home. My husband and I learned things that we never knew. Our tour guide was very informative. The tour guides are dressed in period costumes. We went to...More

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

We took a home school field trip to Mansker's Station. I've seen the signs for it for close to 20 years, and I never realized the historical significance to our state until my kids began Tennessee history this year. What a treat to tour the...More

Thank Rebekah V
Reviewed October 10, 2015

I recently took the grand babies to Manskers Station for a picnic and time on the playground. It is a beautiful area!!! We didn't tour the museum grounds, but the playground is awesome!!!

1  Thank Kim O
Reviewed July 18, 2015

To understand how the settlers lived, seeing Mansker's Station is a must. The guides were very knowledgeable, professional, and able to demonstrate what is was like to settle on the frontier. Allow 2-4 hours for a complete tour. Great for children.

1  Thank 1beach-nut
Reviewed July 2, 2015

They really did a good job of restoration of this site, fun for all to be had, blacksmithing on site examples of how the early settlers lived, including period dress and speech, lots of fun to interact with the host. I do not remember for...More

Thank Leon M
Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a wonderful guide who was very knowledgable. She answered all of our questions and was super informative.

Thank Mel W
Reviewed April 24, 2015

Authentic homes of the past await you to explore. Visit and learn how tobacco was processed, how meals were cooked, the sleeping quarters, how firearms were used and kept and the organic gardens of plentiful food was farmed. Your past awaits you. This is suitable...More

Thank Cheryl Z
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Have there been any ghost sightings around Moss right park and adjacent neighborhood?
November 30, 2016|
Response from LC95 | Reviewed this property |
Not since the Pumpkin Festival was held there this past Halloween!