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Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens

1320 Highland Ave, Melbourne, FL 32935-7005
+1 321-254-9855
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Preserving Melbourne's Past

My husband and I arrived at The Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens, planning to take the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Fran727
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Long Beach, NY
Very interesting slice of local history

Took the tour with a women's club so there were 10 of us. The tour guide was well informed and... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
jjz2015
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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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Our guided tours of the interior of the Rossetter House Museum, the Houston Cemetery, and the gardens include an entertaining and informative discussion of the history of Eau Gallie, the Rossetter Family, and the Roesch Family. We also offer several events throughout the year. Go to our website rossetterhousemuseum or our official Facebook Page Rossetter House Museum for more information on these special events.
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1320 Highland Ave, Melbourne, FL 32935-7005
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

My husband and I arrived at The Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens, planning to take the 11:00am tour. We drove around the House, uncertain if street parking was legal. My fault; I should have researched where to park. We found a small parking lot...More

Thank Fran727
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Took the tour with a women's club so there were 10 of us. The tour guide was well informed and weaved a story of 3 families and their impact on Brevard County. The tour included the house and grounds. The bedrooms are up a steep...More

Thank jjz2015
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were waiting by the entrance to the house for the tour to start, there is only one person and he locked the door to give the previous tour. We were tempted to leave but glad we waited. Our guide, Levi, was informative and knowledgeable...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Based on multiple good reviews on TA we looked forward to our visit to the Historic Rossetter House and Gardens in Melbourne. We arrived early and waited a half hour for the tour to begin. Unfortunately, there was no introductory video or information that would...More

Thank VoyageursUSA
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Megan is very knowledgeable about the families involved in this estate and knows a lot of the backstory. I really appreciated Megan taking out the Limoges plate, and letting us see up close all of the family's personal belongings. History made interesting. Very relaxed-paced tour,...More

Thank FlygirlTraveler01
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We arrived as they were opening so we were the only ones on the first tour ... Very knowledgeable tour guide and definitely worth the hour or so it takes to tour this gem ... Loved the original furnishings and the history of family. Modestly...More

Thank Mari S
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Beautiful house, with loads of local history and connections. Guides are knowledgeable and fun. An asset to the Eau Gallie arts district.

Thank fiona162016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I had never heard of this place despite driving by it for many years. I was looking for something to do while family was in town. They recommend reservations but they also take walk ins. Reservations are easy as you can email and ask for...More

2  Thank Adrian J
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Beautiful home with wonderful tour guides. Nice to find out what Melbourne was like before Florida becoming a huge tourist attraction. Love that the tour guides go over the history of Melbourne and the families that lived in the home. How it was built, the...More

2  Thank Denisekps
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We arrived without calling ahead, which is apparently preferred because the staff is very limited. They are very hospitable, however, and quickly welcomed us. The tour is guided only and narrated from a script; but the story about the families who lived here is very...More

Thank jhanscom10
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