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Octagon Hall Museum

6040 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-9603
+1 270-586-9343
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the grounds are not kept . weeds and tall grass. summer kitchen roof leaked and ruined items in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lexington, Tennessee
Don't waste your time!

Made a special trip out to see this as we enjoy local historic structures/museums. What a joke... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John K
Green Valley, Arizona, United States
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  • Very good18%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“great tour” (2 reviews)
6040 Bowling Green Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-9603
+1 270-586-9343
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the grounds are not kept . weeds and tall grass. summer kitchen roof leaked and ruined items in there. the caretakers smoke in the house and it wreaks of second hand smoke. this place would be better if kept up better. the curator was very...More

Thank pattyplayfull1975
Reviewed 6 days ago

Made a special trip out to see this as we enjoy local historic structures/museums. What a joke! This has a wonderful history but the caretakers are doing a terrible job of keeping it up. Every room has furniture and artifacts just thrown in a jumbled...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has the potential to be a very nice museum. They have very nice artifacts and the unique shape of the house is intriguing but the owners are not taking good care of what they have. They smoke inside the house surrounded by very old...More

Thank Donnagay1d
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to visit the Octagon for years, and when we planned a weekend getaway to Nashville, this was going to be a must stop on the way! It was late morning, sunny, with a cold wind when we arrived. Ours was the only...More

Thank TravelinMaggieJ
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We drove out in the morning. The grounds were being cleaned up, but were kind of confused by the No trespassing signs on the gate. We weren't sure if we were allowed to enter the gate or not. We did however, but when turning around...More

Thank Shona S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

After driving by many times, we finally stopped for a tour. Here is what you get for the $5 admission fee. A tour guide will take you into the parlor and tell you about the house. The history and what all is on the grounds...More

Thank AmyJo21
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We came here in 2010 for the Halloween events and we did the Haunted tour. Nothing was set up it was pure paranormal and a great tour! Mary Elizabeth wanted to play and a lot of things happened in our group. We came back in...More

Thank TheEsters
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stopped in to check it out. But it was closed. They open on wed . And this was a Monday. Anyway it really looks like it would be great to tour. Maybe another time

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Civil War history, this is right up your alley. When my daughter moved to the area, my granddaughter insisted: "I HAVE to bring Uncle Roger (my brother) here, cause I KNOW he would love this place!". She is a teenager...More

Thank 83,154
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took my parents and my daughter to the octagon house with a hit soldiers in war very interesting way they live and how they hit soldiers

1  Thank jennifer jeff F
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