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Stones River National Battlefield

3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3094
+1 615-893-9501
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Great Piece of Local History

The Stones River National Battlefield is a fantastic relic of Civil War history. The fields... read more

Reviewed yesterday
csblinky
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Murfreesboro, TN
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There are some nice trails and parts of the Greenway that intersect the battlefield. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JoANN H
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Christiana, Tennessee
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Scene of a significant 1862 Civil War battle fought by 81,000 soldiers for control of middle Tennessee.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3094
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Reviewed yesterday

The Stones River National Battlefield is a fantastic relic of Civil War history. The fields memorializing the battles and those who sacrificed. The National Cemetary (still active) has a Wreath Across America laying ceremony each year. There is a museum and gift shop on the...More

Thank csblinky
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are some nice trails and parts of the Greenway that intersect the battlefield. The museum is great and the displays are interesting. The grounds are kept in fine condition. There is a cemetery there as well.

Thank JoANN H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great Park Ranger staff at this site and plenty of information available. The soldier and cannon figure outlines in the park made it much easier to visualize the battle lines and directions of fire. The other civil war parks should consider using these figures at...More

Thank Troy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Murfreesboro for 29 years and have visited the battlefield multiple times. Took a visiting nephew (10 years old) to see the battlefield for the first time. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. He loved it so much that he bought...More

Thank johnthomas1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited Stones River National Battlefield in search of a pleasant 4 to 5 mile walk. There are walking trails throughout this well preserved and maintained National Battlefield. We were there more for a good walk than an interest in the historical...More

Thank CWMitchell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only does the battlefield have a lot of historical information it's a pretty place to visit. The trees offer great shade, the grounds are well maintained and it is pretty year round. I go alone to think or practice photography, with the family to...More

Thank Christy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never heard of the place. What a wonderful well kept park by the Park Service. The ranger at the front desk (John) was very informative and funny as well. A National Cemetery is across the street.

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visitor center with incredibly knowledgeable rangers. The walk-through displays are understandable for even small children and set the stage for the driving audio tour. Well-kept grounds and cemetery as well as largest built earthworks make this a must-see on any civil war tour.

Thank Delia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I stayed in Murfreesboro on our way back to Wisconsin, and we decided to take in some of the history of the place. We should have known better than to stop during Memorial Day weekend, but it didn't cross our mind that...More

Thank Kocian2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Battleground was average but visitor center made up for that. Very interesting with good displays. Rangers were great with lots of information.

Thank Donna S
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Cynthia T
What or where is the best hotel (area) to sty when visiting the cemetery? We are looking for family in cemetery.
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
What motels/hotels are available nearby the battlefield I don't know. I stayed at the Best Western in Franklin, an excellent motel. Many walk to restaurants.
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OregonLove60
I am from out of state and spent an entire day trying to find the location of things in Murfreesboro using Siri and info from my AAA book. The only thing I saw was the parking lot of the Rosenkrans fortress. I was too afraid to get out of my car (I was alone) and walk the trail when I saw several men sitting alone in their cars in the parking lot. I went there twice and saw men alone in cars, or on the trail both times. Is the area safe? Anyway, I was very disappointed not to be able to find anything, including the visitors' center. Is there an address for the visitors' center that I can give to Siri on my iphone?
April 20, 2016|
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Response from Dave D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the safety issue. I'm not sure what you saw at the Ft Roscrans area but it's better to be safe than sorry. That actually a city park and not part of the National Park except for it's connection via the river... More
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