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Address: 312 S Front St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3558
Phone Number: +1 615-890-0355
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Historic Cannonsburgh Village is located on 6 acres in Murfreesboro, and...

Historic Cannonsburgh Village is located on 6 acres in Murfreesboro, and represents approximately 100 years of rural Tennessee life from the 1830s to the 1930s. The village features a gristmill, schoolhouse, telephone operator’s house, the University House, the Leeman House, a museum, a caboose, the wedding chapel, a doctor’s office, general store, working blacksmith’s shop, a well, and other points of interest, including the World’s Largest Cedar Bucket! The village is open May 1 through Dec. 1, Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 until 4 p.m. The village is closed December through April, although the grounds are open year-round. Guided tours are available for a small fee, but self-guided tours are free. The Visitor Center has a variety of items for sale including crafts from over 20 local artists, postcards, T-shirts, snacks, drinks and souvenirs.

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Great attraction

This is a fascinating place to visit. There is a great deal of history in this area. It is a beautiful park, frequently used by photographers.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating place to visit. There is a great deal of history in this area. It is a beautiful park, frequently used by photographers.

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Cannonsburgh Village. We look forward to seeing you again. The buildings will be closed from December 1-May 1, the grounds are open until dark then we will lock the gates. thanks again. More 

La Vergne, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannonsburg Village is a nice little getaway. Many old structures for you and your family to experience and learn about the past.

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Cannonsburgh Village. We look forward to seeing you again. The buildings will be closed from December 1-May 1, the grounds are open until dark then we will lock the gates. thanks again. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Free museum. Has a bunch of historical buildings from various places in Tennessee all brought together to represent what life was like in TN long ago. Grounds were pretty to walk through, and the inside of the buildings were nice to look at. The only strange thing was when we got there, there were big signs saying "all visitors must... More 

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. YES we ask everyone to check into the gift shop so we can keep up with the folks that visit each year. We greatly appriecate you checking in with us. More 

Taunton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

During a visit to Murfreesboro Tennessee last week, I had the chance to visit a few local sites the day before my conference began. Cannonsburgh Village was a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of the vast shopping area yet it transported me to a whole different era in history. The period depicted is 1800-1925. The village is... More 

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

thank you for visiting cannonsburgh village we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. On the day we visited, a few of the attractions were closed for a wedding. Seems unfair to everyone else

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

thank you for your review; since we are a free facility the rentals and gift shop are the only two sources of revenue we have. Please call ahead on your next visit and we will let you know if we have a rental or not. We apology for any inconvience this might have caused you with your visit to Cannonsburgh... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I'm not sure why, but I didn't find anything really interesting here. I've seen grist mills before...ones that actually worked and log houses, etc. It was boring and nothing to write home about. The day we went there was a wedding, so some of the buildings we were not allowed to go inside. Also, while we were there, there was... More 

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

thank you for your review; We are a historical village with OLD Cabins, and take pride in maintaining the village, the grounds etc. the gift shop is local artist that hand make their items and sell in our gift shop. We appreciate your review as we always try to make Cannosnburgh better. More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Neat free (donations accepted) park. Many old buildings with period furniture and tools. Tractor shed with many models, mainly pre 60's. Worth a stop if in the area.

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Cannonsurgh Village we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Hartwell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Our granddaughter took us to tour this early American village when her family was shopping for a house in Murfreesboro, TN. This is a good place to take kids to give them an idea of what it was like to live in Middle Tennessee in the 1800's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

If you love old history and looking at buildings from long ago, this is awesome. They have a school building, general store, church, local family dwellings, blacksmith, and tractor barn. We went while they didn't have the buildings open (look inside) but were able to walk around. They had signs saying that you could use the sites for events and... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Cannonsburgh Village was a self guided tour into the past. A very interesting look back on the history of our area. They have different buildings to look through, filled with history on what life was like.

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sheliahodges H, Manager at Cannonsburgh Village, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Cannonsburgh Village. More 

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