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Lotz House Inducted into TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Lotz House Inducted into TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

The historic Lotz House, located in downtown Franklin, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame and received a 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for its consistently high ratings by visitors for the fifth year in a row. Since its opening in October, 2008, Lotz House has had a 5-star rating on the web site These ratings rank Lotz House the number one attraction in Franklin, Tenn., which is a great achievement in a community with many wonderful historic attractions.

Lotz House Executive Director J.T. Thompson said, “It is an honor to have received this award for the fifth year running. We’ve only been open to the public since 2008, but we feel like we’ve made a significant impact on our guests and the community of Franklin.” Thompson added, “We’re so thankful that our visitors take the time to leave such wonderful reviews about the Lotz House Museum. We aim to make sure that everyone who visits has a memorable experience and it’s great to know that the staff is recognized for that by TripAdvisor.”

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 in the Civil War held November 30, 1864.

The house is open Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. or by appointment. The Lotz House is located at 1111 Columbia Avenue and also offers Battlefield Walking Tours, Cellar Tours and tours of the McGavock Confederate Cemetery. For more information on the tours, call 615-790-7190 or visit

The Lotz House Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to protecting, preserving and educating people on the history and culture of the historic Civil War Battle of Franklin, Tennessee in 1864. The foundation is committed to enriching lives through preserving the stories of the time along with the lifestyle, furnishings and fine art of the period. For more information visit: