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Octagon Hall Museum, Franklin

#71 of 125 in Museums in Kentucky
Specialty Museum · Museum
An antebellum landmark with unique octagonal architecture. Used as a sanctuary and hospital by Confederate forces during the WBTS. Restored interior/exterior main dwelling and associated outbuildings. Research library, artifacts and memoribilia, relics. Known for various paranormal activity.
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  • This was a neat stop. Parking is free, it is extremely cheap for just a house tour ($5), and the lady volunteering there, Debby, was so knowledgeable about both the history and the paranormal stuff...  more »
  • My SIL is very interested in the supernatural and this was on our list of things to show her. One of the only Octagon Houses still standing is itself a place to see. Add the ghosts and you have a....  more »
  • It's the history of our county. If I had money, I'd donate to help with the restoration and repairs. It's truly amazing.
  • Wonderful place full of history and beauty, a definite must see! The people that run it are knowledgeable and very nice to talk to.

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