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Lotz House

1111 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064, USA  | More on: Franklin »

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.


Lotz House

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Directions from Interstate 65 in Tennessee: Exit #65 (Franklin & Highway 96). Drive west on Hwy. 96 for one mile to the intersection of Mack Hatcher Boulevard. Continue straight through traffic light. Drive 1.5 miles following brown “Carter House” signs, over railroad tracks, and turn left at traffic light at Church Street. Go straight through two 4-way stop signs. At next traffic light, turn left onto Columbia Avenue (Hwy. 31 South). Drive 0.3 miles then turn left onto Fowlkes Avenue. The Lotz House is located at the corner of Columbia Avenue and Fowlkes Avenue.

Visitor Services

Housed within the Lotz House, our Museum Shop is well stocked with unique, intriguing gifts and souvenirs awaiting your discovery. It boasts a wide selection of items to commemorate your visit, in addition to a variety of one-of-a-kind antiques, collectibles and meticulously crafted items from local artisans. Also featured are an array of DVDs & VHS tapes, prints and books about The Battles of Franklin and Nashville, the Civil War and history in general. From small trinkets to the elaborate, we've got something that will bring a smile to faces young and old alike. Additionally, you may purchase gift certificates in the Museum Shop. The Museum Shop is located directly inside the main entrance of the Lotz House, and is open during normal business hours. So, stop by on your next visit to Franklin and take a little piece of the history home with you!

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Admission Fee

Adults $10; Seniors (65+) $9; Children (7–13) $5; Children (6 & Under) Free


Monday – Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday, 1 – 4 pm (or by appointment)

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