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Melrose

Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
+1 601-442-7047
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Beautiful Antebellum Plantation and furnished slave quarters

Took our family here to see an up close look at plantation life and understand the discrepancies of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mmgordon98
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Retired Teachers' Roadtrip

Melrose, like many of the other estates, were beautiful. They are all well maintained and stately... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Llstaton
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Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
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+1 601-442-7047
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"slave quarters"
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"the national park service"
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"faux marble"
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"working plantation"
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"national historic site"
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"great tour"
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"the main house"
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"tour guide"
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"original furnishings"
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"carriage house"
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"antebellum mansion"
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"greek revival"
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"come alive"
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"beautiful home and grounds"
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Reviewed yesterday

Took our family here to see an up close look at plantation life and understand the discrepancies of life between slaves and their owners. The property was beautiful and very well maintained. There was a small but nice flower garden near the front of the...More

Thank mmgordon98
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melrose, like many of the other estates, were beautiful. They are all well maintained and stately. The tour guides were well informed, though much of the information was repeated during the tours of other estates, too. If you are disabled, as I am (I must...More

Thank Llstaton
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Plantations and Ante-Bellum houses and it was just one of the more unique ones. We decided to take the tous, which included a self guided tour of the grounds and gardens, as well as a guided tour through the main house. The house...More

Thank AnjaB90
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another wonderful national park experience! The grounds and buildings on this property were purchased by the National Parks Commission and they have done a great job of restoring the house back to its former antebellum glory. Lucky for all of us, the prior owner saved...More

Thank Ginny Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our tour of this historic plantation home and its outbuildings. Many pieces are original. We got a feel for what life was like in the early 1800s. It was a beautiful day and we were able to walk about comfortable except for the...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

First off, if you go to Melrose, pay the 10 dollars per person and go on the guided tour of the home. The Park Service tour guide was very knowledgeable and the work they have done restoring the home to its original content is amazing....More

1  Thank jbf00_77
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was an amazing home to visit. The history of this home was interesting, the grounds beautiful. The guide was great

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was a very interesting tour of a beautiful home. Our Guide was great and gave us so much information on this mansion. Everyone should see this beautiful home with the gardens.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Love this home which is run by the National Park Service. Grand rooms, ornate decorations make this a must see for any time of the year. The property is spacious and well worth exploring.

Thank hqueeniew
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

As frequent visitors to the States, we've always been impressed by the professionalism of the National Parks' Rangers. The country's pride in its National Parks is reflected in their Rangers' enthusiasim for the job. A perfect example of this would be our guide at Melrose...More

Thank Charlie Hurley
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Liana M
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Response from Katty429 | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning! Natchez, Mississippi is a great place to visit with many tours and attractions. There are quite a few historic homes to visit Longwood is open every day from 9am- 4:30pm, but closed on major holidays, but can... More
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