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Natchez National Historical Park

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Superb Tour Guide

Wonderful house! Property is well maintained. The best part of the visit/tour was the superb tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
prmalone34
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Tallahassee, Florida
Interesting Historical Site

The Natchez National Historic Park is an excellent example of mansion and outbuildings of a wealthy... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
GWG440
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Edmonton, Canada
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This park contains three important sites for history buffs: Fort Rosalie, the William Johnson House and the Melrose estate.
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Natchez, MS
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+1 601-446-5790
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful house! Property is well maintained. The best part of the visit/tour was the superb tour guide, Caitlin. She was articulate, knowledgeable, pleasant, and accommodating to the many questions we asked. Of all the tours and houses we visited in Natchez, MS, this was the...More

2  Thank prmalone34
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The Natchez National Historic Park is an excellent example of mansion and outbuildings of a wealthy plantation. The house (mansion) tour is the highlight, along with beautiful gardens and massive impressive trees. Tour cost is minimal ... $10/person in February 2018.

1  Thank GWG440
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Some older buildings from the days it was the major transportation route, plus some detail in the writing. More interesting to us was the ability to walk parts,of the old trace right there with the trees surrounding you and the wonder of how people carted...More

1  Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We stopped at the main Natchez National Historical Park to get my national park passport stamped and to see Melrose. However, while the brochure said that tours were given until 4:00, we arrived just before 3 only to be told that they were done doing...More

Thank Brooklet425
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Melrose was one of my top two (out of 4) Antebellum home tours we took in Natchez. Our tour guide was incredibly informative and very entertaining. This tour is best paid for on sight and is not as pricey as some of the other homes...More

1  Thank denisegdavid
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Natchez is a quaint community and the NHP is a must stop! Great interpretation of the antebellum homes of the south! Very informative visitors Center! What is also great is that the Natchez parkway starts here and goes all the way to Nashville

Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I loved this place! So much history and the guide was fabulous! We wanted to go to all of the homes but time and money constraints made us decide to just check out this one, which is run by the National Park Service. That was...More

1  Thank kimcatus
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It certainly is interesting to see how the wealthy lived, one upon a time. It was a very nice tour, but a little long. I mean let's face it, once you've seen and understand the glamour of one room, you pretty much know the story...More

Thank fireball92771
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The day we arrived we found out we could see Melrose this day only because it was going to be closed the next couple of days for cleaning. We got there at 4:00 pm for the last tour but they close at 5:00 so by...More

Thank Gayle J
Reviewed 31 December 2016

One of the major reasons for visiting Natchez is the history and the antebellum style of housing; have been many times and never tire of seeing and feeling the history - unlike some reviewers, feel there is more to this than an antebellum home but...More

Thank RonWamberal
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