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Woodruff-Fontaine House

680 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105-4902
+1 901-526-1469
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An elegant, 16-room mansion built in 1870 and featuring period furnishings and mannequins displaying the fashions of the era.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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680 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105-4902
+1 901-526-1469
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I visited this house and the Mallory-Neely house next door. This one is far better, as it has more lighting and I think more furnishings that are from the period. Many of the items were not original to the house. The tour guide was very...More

Thank Zebra_45678
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I absolutely loved this place, the atmosphere is electric, the house has been beautifully restored, all credit to the staff who work there, their knowledge is mind blowing, however they do not leave you alone to enjoy the place they do go on a bit...More

2  Thank heidifrench
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This house had wonderful treasures to see in every room. The tour guide took us to all three floors - about 14 rooms to see in total. In my attached pictures you will note a lot of black netting and clothing - the tour was...More

Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We visited both the Mallory-Neely house and this one. I loved this one as well but because it was so different than the other one. This one was historical yes, but there were so many items on display. While they were not original to the...More

Thank daearp5349
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife and I had wanted to tour this house for some time now. Recently we were able to do so and we had a great guide, Abigail, who made our tour special. Not only did we learn about the house, but she gave us...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Remaining buildings in downtown , gourgeos house, with history value, take in part of the tour, nice area to see

Thank richard m
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip to Memphis. This home is beautifully restored. Our tour guide was Georgia. She has a true passion for this home and it's history. The information she has makes the tour the so interesting.

Thank christine040691
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We got a Groupon for a guided tour before we started our road trip, and wound up leaving Memphis a little later than we had planned to squeeze this in, and we're SO glad we did. The house is absolutely gorgeous, and we were extremely...More

Thank Savannah L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by however they were closed. The outside property was beautiful. On a beatiful lot. Next trip to Memphis we will try again.

Thank sherryamberson
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing history! It's an awesome sight to see the clothes, furniture and other artifacts. A must see.

Thank Ml M
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28 January 2015|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
I loved the vist to this mansion. We had visited the Slave/Haven home just prior - which was only a mile or two from here - so it was interested to go from there to here and the what a difference. Both were of course a... More
Georgene J
17 January 2015|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
On their website their hours are closed Monday and Tuesday and open Tuesday - Sunday from Noon - 4 PM. The admission was $10 for adults. We called first to make sure since it was during the holiday season. There was no... More
Georgene J
17 January 2015|
Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
It's $10 per person and the hours are noon to 4:00 Wednesday through Sunday. Most Entertainment Books have a buy one get free coupon on them.