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Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens

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Address: 1320 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone Number: 321-254-9855
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Finest Eau Gallie History

If you're looking for a tour akin to the Vanderbilt Estate or Biltmore Mansion, skip this! However, this historic home serves as a throwback to the community's yesteryear, with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
CoppertoneGold
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Wayne, New Jersey
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Wayne, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you're looking for a tour akin to the Vanderbilt Estate or Biltmore Mansion, skip this! However, this historic home serves as a throwback to the community's yesteryear, with the focus being as much on the history and the occupants as on the house itself. Former reviews titled "We Liked It", "A Little Disappointing", and "Pretty House" are all spot-on.... More 

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Mid Florida, Florida
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102 reviews 102 reviews
49 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The homes are beautiful.. Grounds are pretty but need care. The you was very nice and interesting. Did not know the last Rossetter to live there was a woman who was a great business woman. Strong lady. There are some very nice pieces of furniture And other items. Worth a visit

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Someone else said they were disappointed. My wife and I enjoyed it. We knew it was small and we were not expecting the DuPont mansion. For what this is it is just fine and is worth 8 bucks a person. The tour guide did a great job. The 1931 Model A Ford was an unexpected treat. Yes, it still runs... More 

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Titusville
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1,181 reviews 1,181 reviews
800 attraction reviews
962 helpful votes 962 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

After reading the reviews (although dated) we expected to see a home with well cared for grounds and a centerpiece for historic homes. Not the case, the grounds need a lot of work and seem to have been given less attention than in the past. We just missed the noon one hour tour so we can't comment on the interior... More 

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Orlando, FL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

In the Fall, the Historic Rossetter House hosts a Witches Tea. I had the pleasure of attending this and it is quite fun. Guests are invited to wear their best witching attire. Reservations are required and it sells out very quickly, as the tea is only offered one Saturday in October. In addition to the tea, you can also get... More 

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you enjoy visiting historic sites, this is a very nice place to visit in the historic section of old Eau Gallie (part of Melbourne, FL).

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Merritt Island, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Nice for an afternoon excursion or catch one of their ghost tour events. The historic house is well maintained and appointed with original furnishings and items. The information display in the office building gives good background and some history of the area. Need a break or a mini fieldtrip and love old houses, cemeteries, old car, this is the place... More 

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Palm Bay, FL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My movie group was using the Rossetter House in a movie they were filming, so I had access to photographing various areas of the property as well. There are 2 houses to the estate, with the office being across the street from the main house. The interesting part of the main house is how it is connected to the rear... More 

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Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

My daughter and I decided to learn a little about the place she was born. We stumbled across the Rossetter House by accident. It was a neat little tour about an interesting family. Don't miss seeing the car in the garage and the history/story behind it.

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Flushing, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

the house is very pretty to look at ..not much to see ..the outdoors are very lovely and the people that work there are very friendly..i see that they throw events there and it makes a very lovely wedding pictures location..i didn't think it was worth the $7 that i was charged just to look at rooms in one house..but... More 

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