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Melrose

Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
+1 601-442-7047
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Scheduling miss

Had a good visit to the Natchez NHP site during our arrival day in Natchez. While at that NPS site... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
packcal
Wow, Beautiful Home

This is a spectacular property. Truly a must visit. The house and grounds are so wonderful. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stephanie C
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Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a good visit to the Natchez NHP site during our arrival day in Natchez. While at that NPS site, we picked up the NPS brochure on Melrose, which states, "Daily tours are available on the hour between 10 am and 4 pm." I still...More

Thank packcal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a spectacular property. Truly a must visit. The house and grounds are so wonderful. The tour was fun and informative.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

House it stunning grounds are well maintained. i wish i had more time to wander around. the guide was the grandson of a legendary servant, who was also a guide. he knew all the details from growing up in and around the place.

Thank Westea
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The grounds here are free, but it costs to take the house tour. An NPS Annual Pass gets you half off that, however. The tour is ranger-led, takes about an hour and is interesting, adding another layer to whatever information/stories you may have already gotten...More

Thank pabirds
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I did not do the tour, but you can drive up to the house and walk around the outside for free. It is the largest historic home IN Natchez.

Thank jcc98199
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My daughter and I toured Melrose with a very informed, personable, gal who worked for the park service. Do not miss this tour...reasonable price too !!!

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide was superb. The information shared gave a quick concise overview of life in that privileged class. What is there to say about a beautifully appointed antebellum mansion? Every room was beautifully furnished with every possible period item. Take a stroll to the out...More

Thank Gary A F
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This National Park Service site is worth going to see if you are in the area. The original buildings are well preserved and the guided tour gives you a lot of information about the building original owners. The story is told in the context of...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I am a history buff and our tour guide seemed to wing some of the answers and was wrong. She had some correct facts, but slanted some of the comments a bit towards a Northern stance which was quite opposite from what we heard from...More

Thank dectree
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The park ranger, Barney, who led the tour, was so nice, answered all questions, gave so much information, and seemed to care so much about the house that it was very informative and not at all dull!

Thank Michael H
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Liana M
23 January 2015|
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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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