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Stones River National Battlefield

3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3094
+1 615-893-9501
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Great history lesson!

I have always been interested in the Civil War and this is the second battlefield I've visited... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sarah R
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Clinton, Iowa
A must go to

Very somber well worth it to see. Just to walk around and look at the sight was an honor. This is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shawn B
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Scene of a significant 1862 Civil War battle fought by 81,000 soldiers for control of middle Tennessee.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (77 reviews)
“driving tour” (49 reviews)
“civil war” (172 reviews)
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3501 Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3094
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+1 615-893-9501
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have always been interested in the Civil War and this is the second battlefield I've visited. The Park Rangers were very friendly and helpful. The displays in the main building are very helpful in understanding what happened here and the film is very informative....More

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very somber well worth it to see. Just to walk around and look at the sight was an honor. This is our countries history right here

Thank Shawn B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The battle field is a somber place to visit. It is very well done with the air conditioned inside review of what happened in December and how the boulders hurt the artillery placements.

Thank Earl P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free and a must-see for anyone interested in Nashville history, the Civil War, or US History. Parking got full fast, we visited first thing in the morning. The tour is informative and accessible on foot or via car. It is very cool to have audio...More

Thank JM1485
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love Civil War History, this clean, well-maintained battle site is a must-stop! Stop at the Visitor Center first, look at the exhibits, watch the movie, and then for a nominal fee, rent the battlefield narrated tour. We did this, much better and more...More

Thank 821rext
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center is very well done with a lot of great exhibits. The staff was great giving background and history lessons. Definitely watch the short movie offered there. On the self guided tour get out at stop 2 I believe and walk through the...More

Thank gallotva32
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our trip to Nashville. We did the cemetery tour, when a ranger talks about the some of the significant events of the battle and the history of the cemetery. We also did the self-guided auto tour. Definitely worth the trip

Thank Ritzema5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive presentation of this bloody Civil war battle. The story begins in the visitor center . Great story boards and exhibits of the military weapons.Give you a complete view of why this battle took such a high toll of lives. Then jump into the car.Numerous...More

Thank H0wardL713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know anything about the Battle of Stones River until working on my geneaology. This is an absolute outstanding National Park. I highly recommend downloading the NPS app and follow the tour route. Also, get out of your car and hike to spots, especially...More

Thank Christina M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciate history so I was happy to go visit the Stones River Battlefield and National Cemetery at the end of June. My wife & I arrived about 1:45 pm and intended to take the self-guided driving tour but they offer a volunteer-led caravan tour...More

Thank WmBClark
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abbie d
14 February 2018|
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Response from jpb993 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you are. However you must acquire a permit first and there is an associated fee. The details are listed on the nps.gov website.
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nightblackmore1
2 January 2018|
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Response from specialangel62 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe they give private tours but at the Museum there are several Park Rangers and always very helpful. Plus I would park at Museum. I would go through the museum first then set out. It’s a bit of walking and there... More
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Cynthia T
20 January 2017|
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Response from Cecile C | Reviewed this property |
The Hampton Inn in Murfreesboro is close to the battlefield and family and pet friendly. The hotel itself is well maintained and the rooms are clean and updated. The breakfast buffet was well stocked and coffee, lemonade... More
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