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Address: Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
Phone Number: 601 442 7047
Activities: Leisure education, Hiking
Description: Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum...
Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.
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Great start to Home tours

We went to Natchez for the Spring Pilgrimage of Homes. We decided to start with Melrose because of the good review on Tripadvisor. We were very impressed with the tour and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Chickamauga, United States
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Chickamauga, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We went to Natchez for the Spring Pilgrimage of Homes. We decided to start with Melrose because of the good review on Tripadvisor. We were very impressed with the tour and the grounds. The price is right also because it is owned by the National Park Service. My granddaughter was given a Junior Ranger Badge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My son and I had one day to spend in Natchez, so we had to choose which mansions to visit out of the many the city offers. We elected to visit Melrose as one of our choices, and we are glad we did. There are larger and grander mansions in Natchez, but I do not believe there are any as... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This site is run by the National Park Service. Admission to the grounds is free, and the house tour is $10 for adults; $5 for seniors 62 and older; $5 for children aged 6 - 17. The house tour ran about 30 minutes and was very well done, showing the original woodwork and painted floor cloths as well as much... More 

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Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This home is the perfect place to start a trip to Natchez. The home is wonderfully maintained with all of its original furnishings. The tour gives you a wonderful historic perspective to the area and presents the opulence of the Antebellum era before the Civil War as well as the economic destruction that came afterwards. The park ranger tour guides... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We toured several homes during our Pilgrimage to Natchez, but this was the only one run by the National Park Service. Be that as it may, it was a great tour and our tour guide happened to be fluent in French, a help for one couple on the tour. The history of the house and the family that had lived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Stopped at this beautifully maintained mansion that is part of our National Parks. Gorgeous with original furniture and grounds. Reasonably priced admission for about an hour tour of the mansion

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

when I'm in natchez I go to Melrose and or longwood. this trip was Melrose and in my opinion you can't pick a better place to see beautiful gardens, grounds[82 acres] and buildings. normally I use my golden age pass to get in free, but for presidents day the tours were all free. the tour guide, a lady who had... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had already had a long day of sightseeing in Natchez, but decided to run out to Melrose before the last tour on 2/15. This place is operated by the US Park Service and well done. The day we went, the Mansion tour was free for either President's Day, Mardi Gras, Valentine's Day, or all 3. Normally the grounds and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It is free to enter the grounds and tour the slave quarters at Melrose. There is a charge to tour the mansion, with a discount for seniors. We spent a few hours at this lovely place which is well-preserved and well-run by the National Park Service. There are many mansions in Natchez and if you decide to tour one, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Guides had excellent knowledge of the rooms, furniture, historical context, and historical figures. Best plantation we toured in Natchez.

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