Carter House Tours
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This one-and-a-half story historic red brick house was built in 1830 and once served as the home to Fountain Branch Carter. And while it once served as the residence and farm of this iconic local, it later became the sights of a truly historic battle.
Visitors who make a stop at this popular destination will learn about the transformation of this historic home into a civil war headquarters in 1864, when 20,000 Confederates attacked. Tours are available for travelers who want to witness history come to life, and include an inside look at the plantation, its grounds and the houses that are stationed within its borders.
The Carter House is located at 1140 Columbia Avenue in Franklin, Tennessee. It is open daily from 9 am until 5 pm, and on Sundays from 11 am until 5 pm.Guided tours of this historic house are available daily. Although these cannot be scheduled in advance, the wait time is typically 30 minutes or less. Entrance is $15 for adults and $8 for children 6 to 12.
Address: 1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, Tennessee 37064, USA
Hours: Open daily from 9 am until 5 pm, and on Sundays from 11 am until 5 pm
Admission: Entrance is $15 for adults and $8 for children 6 to 12
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Carter House
Step back in time to 1864 and the Civil War’s Battle of Franklin on this full-day tour from Nashville. The Battle of Franklin was one of the worst disasters of the war for the Confederate States Army. On this tour, see the bullet and cannon ball holes as well as the battle-scarred floors that still bear witness to the carnage of this dark time in history. Spend time in the town of Franklin to shop, eat and view its historic sites. Nashville hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Carter House hours of operation?
Carter House hours of operation: Open daily from 9 am until 5 pm, and on Sundays from 11 am until 5 pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Carter House?
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