The Carter House

1140 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 791-1861


The Carter House was purchased by the State of Tennessee in 1951 and it was first opened to the public in 1953. Today it is managed, along with Carnton, by the Battle of Franklin Trust and is dedicated to the Carter family and all of the Americans who fought in this battle.

Place Information

  • Place Category

    Venues, Museums

  • Place Cost Under $20
    Adults: $15.00, Seniors (over 65): $12.00, Children 6 – 12: $8.00, Children under 6: free, Grounds tour only: $5.00
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Carter House: From the Parents


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