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Lotz House Museum

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Address: 1111 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064
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+1 615-790-7190
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Fee: Yes
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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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Very well done and fascinating!

Went in knowing very little and found the Lotz story fascinating! Laura was an excellent tour guide and her passion for the Lotz family and the museum were wonderful! We were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went in knowing very little and found the Lotz story fascinating! Laura was an excellent tour guide and her passion for the Lotz family and the museum were wonderful! We were very glad we chose to do this!

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Hillsboro Oh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our tour today with Robert at the Lotz House. Learned a lot about the Battle of Franklin, and the Lotz House, plus information about the family who lived here. Beautiful period furnishings, many built my Mr. Lotz, a master craftsman. Well worth the price. The tour lasted about 90 minutes and was never boring. Thanks, Robert

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lotz house is a beautiful historic home in Franklin Tennessee. The house was filled with intriguing original pieces from the era, which included Items from the Battle of Franklin, Furniture, Items that belonged to the family and more! Although our tour guide talked fast we were able to much about the history of the house. The Lotz should be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Lotz House, Carter House, and Carnton Plantation, these tours were very interesting and all the guides were incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the Battle of Franklin. They shared the perspective of the civilians who were caught up in the battle and what happened to them during those horrible hours of the battle. It's a real life... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The most enjoyable aspect of the tour is hearing the fascinating story of the extraordinary Lotz family who built the house and their experience before, during and after the Battle of Franklin. Their story immediately draws you in and leaves you thinking about their lives for days. All the guides I met were extraordinary. The furniture is an amazing collection... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This covered so much history of the house, the area, the Battle of Franklin and the Civil War in general. I would highly recommend -- Guides were informative and excellent!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was awesome. He told us all about the Civil War and how that house has played such a part of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We had a wonderful guide. She was very exuberant & knowledgeable. After our tour, we decided to but the combination ticket which included The other two battle sites that took place in Franklin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an outstanding tour guide who was a history professor and knew so much about the civil war. He had many great stories to tell. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect but heard it was good. We ended there on a Sunday and I believe our guide was Robert. He was fantastic...we were taken back in time and the war was described to us in such detail we felt like we were in a time warp. Outstanding information, he knew all details about the furniture... More 

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