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Lotz House Museum

1111 Columbia Avenue, Franklin

Two or Four Adult Admission Tickets to Archaeological Dig at Lotz House Museum (Up to 50% Off)

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Visitors can explore recently unearthed Civil War relics and items connected to everyday life in the nineteenth century

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georgia
11 ratings6 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 16, 2022
we totally enjoy touring the Lotz House Museum. so many interesting stories...civil war tourists will enjoy listening to the very knowledgable staff......all staff were friendly, attentive......parking is a little tight, but, it accommodated the cars.......put the Lotz house on your list....its just very interesting.....
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Sherrie
8 ratings7 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
July 14, 2021
The house was very pretty and full of history. Our tour guide was easily distracted therefore our tour took longer than planned with our itinerary.
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Joseph
8 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 20, 2018
AWESOME TOUR AND EXPERIENCE.
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Cindy
34 ratings24 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
May 22, 2018
Not what I was expecting, just a tour of the house along with the history. Thought we were going to see the archaeological dig.
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Jessica
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
1 day ago
So much history in one house. We did the walking tour and enjoyed every minute. Our tour guide was very entertaining! 5 stars!
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Laura
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
3 days ago
Enjoyed it! Definitely money well spent at a great deal!
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Natalie
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
Alexander was great! The tour was very interesting! Highly recommend…
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Steve
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 21, 2022
Lots of history being shown and told, great host!
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  • Two Adult Admission Tickets to Archaeological Dig Under Lotz House Museum
  • Four Adult Admission Tickets to Archaeological Dig Under Lotz House Museum

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About Lotz House Museum

J.T. Thompson gets pretty excited about his own little slice of American history. He serves as the executive director of the Lotz House Museum, a commemorative collection of memorabilia and actual damage from the Battle of Franklin, a Civil War raged on November 30, 1864. At his museum, the history hardly stays confined to display cases. Instead, it is in the very woodwork.

Perhaps more compelling than the gruesome imagery or literal relics of the era, however, is the story of the Lotz family themselves, a mother, father, and three children younger than 9. They survived the battle based on their wits, turning their home into a hospital in the wake of it. While their house stands virtually unchanged to this day, their personal lives altered course in astounding ways, most noticeable in the well-documented journeys of the Lotz children.

During a two-year archeological excavation in the Lotz House cellar, more than 900 Civil War relics have been discovered. There are both Military and civilian items. The cellar tour will include a review of the excavation process, a first-hand look at some of the relics uncovered, and a description of the significance of the findings along with an interpretation of how it relates to a better understanding of the happenings inside the Lotz House following the historic battle.