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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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Go for the ghost tour

The house is neat and the history is interesting, but if you want all of that and a little more fun, go for the ghost tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Florida
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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The house is neat and the history is interesting, but if you want all of that and a little more fun, go for the ghost tour.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you like local history and "old Florida" this tour is great; definitely a good use of an hour. The house was nice and the garden was fabulously unkempt, a testament to how plant "do their own thing" over time.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: 1320 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32935
Phone Number: 321-254-9855
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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