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The Fascinating History, Scandalous Past,
& Eclectic Atmosphere of Franklin, TN

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Franklin, TN

Our tours bring history to life!

Choose from our wide array of tours and activities as you delve into our rich history

Most tours go Monday through Saturday by reservation. 

Tours go year round, weather permitting.

 Franklin on Foot will be closed January 1-7 (except for food tours, which will be available). We’ll open up again Monday, January 8, 2018 with our regular schedule.

A Town Steeped in History

…with a contemporary vibe. Minutes south of Nashville, Franklin is recognized as one of the most beautiful towns in the South.

The accolades have rolled in for Downtown Franklin with honors that include:

“Best Small Town in Tennessee,”
“America’s Most Romantic Main Street,”
“Best Southern Town”
-Garden and Gun Magazine
“#5 Best Small Town in the South.”
-Southern Living Magazine

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Booking Information:

Most tours can be booked online.

For private tours, group tours, school and scout groups, step-on guide service, speaking engagements or for more information, call or text 615-400-3808 or email:

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The Haunted Franklin Tour

..may chill you to the bone!  For years visitors have come for the charm, often unaware of what lies just beneath the town's quaint Victorian facade. Franklin is just crawlin’ with ghosts—and we’re the ones who know the stories behind each tale. Franklin on Foot’s enthusiastic tour guides give you a glimpse into Franklin’s spirited past and leave you with an unforgettable experience. We also lead haunted tours at Lotz House some Friday evenings. Join us as we take a spirited stroll through the house the Travel Channel described as "One of the Most Terrifying Places in America."

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Education Programs

Franklin on Foot provides the teacher for the Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County’s Heritage Classroom Program. For 36  years, the Heritage Foundation has supported history education in the area through in-classroom programs and field trips to downtown Franklin.

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