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Stones River National Battlefield

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One of the best historic sites I have ever visited. I personally like to take my time at each... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Columbia, Missouri
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History and nature

Took an uber from Nashville. So worth it. Trails and wildflowers and history in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boca Raton, Florida
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Scene of a significant 1862 Civil War battle fought by 81,000 soldiers for control of middle Tennessee.
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3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3094
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best historic sites I have ever visited. I personally like to take my time at each display and with this being an auto tour made that happen. Loved that there were signs at various places that told the story of the battle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took an uber from Nashville. So worth it. Trails and wildflowers and history in a beautiful setting. The cemetery is also beautiful and serene and so we'll maintained. The national park service does such a wonderful job!

Thank maddieBocaRaton_fl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into history or you aren't, this place gives you all the feels. Make sure you watch the 9 minute movie and to the drive around the property.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow this was an amazing experience. Learning about the men and women who gave up their lives, and why they did it. Be sure to take (bug spray) just in case.

Thank Paula Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend our vacations visiting different Battlefields. If you are interested in the civil war and history you will enjoy this. I find it very interesting to see where these battles took place and to see some of the ground they had to endure. And...More

1  Thank Connie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very quiet day when I was there. No ranger talks or tours, not sure if they are ever offered. I found the 2 minute call ins at each tour stop very informative and made helped me make sense of what I was...More

Thank M8513WWSharon
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

What a great little gem the stones river battlefield national Park is! From the motor tour, hiking trails, as well as the visitor center, it’s a fine, free stop in Murfreesboro. You can always find a helpful and informative ranger inside. There’s also a nice...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed August 15, 2018

So Glad we stopped to visit the battlefield. It is full of so much history of our country. So much to see. Be sure to leave enough time in your schedule to fully enjoy this treasure.

Thank Vacationrare
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

National Treasure, exhibition, artifacts including uniforms ,personal items, pictures, camp life. The park headquarters has many things of historical importance and interest. Great place where many of us locals walk our dogs, jog, and ride our bicycles.

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The battle of Stones River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, which began on the last day of 1862 and lasted for three days, doesn't attract the notoriety of more celebrated Civil War battles such as Gettysburg, Vicksburg and Antietam. But historians insist (1) it was one of...More

3  Thank Taylor B
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September 17, 2018|
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Response from Johnson747 | Reviewed this property |
No. Although there are many tempting things to buy in the gift shop!
Jordan W
July 24, 2018|
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Response from rileyo101 | Reviewed this property |
Anywhere from 2-6hrs
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from gafffremd | Reviewed this property |
I would say 4 - 6 hrs should work out fine