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October 7, 2018

Ranger Roundtree gives a great tour of this historic house. Definitely worth the time to see this... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
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The Orman House is a fantastic place for history buffs. One of the previous owners never threw... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
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177 5th St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1401
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Ranger Roundtree gives a great tour of this historic house. Definitely worth the time to see this house.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard F
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The Orman House is a fantastic place for history buffs. One of the previous owners never threw anything out, so it's chock full of original furnishings!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Very lovely place to visit. Our time was short so we only did the house tour. Just $2 per person, guided tour. Lots of history, many of the furnishing actually belonged to the family. Would like to go again and spend more time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J H
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I've been traveling to this area for years and didn't know this place even existed. It is opened Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m except holidays. Make sure you get there for a guided tour with the fantastic Ranger Mike. Guided Tours every hour but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank William G
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Just wow! Do yourself a favor and visit the Orman House. It only costs $2 a person to get in and it’s well worth it. The house has so much history. Ranger Mike Kinnett was amazing. The positive reviews about him are all true...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great tour by knowledgeable guide, lots of antiques and history. Even rumored to be haunted, actually had a brief experience up on the third floor near the attic. Definitely a must do when in Apalachicola, FL.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Grover R
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The Orman house is well worth your time. Ranger Mike is very knowledgeable about the history and many other odd things. He's entertaining and funny. The house is very cool and full of interesting antiques and humor...yes humor. The botanical gardens is also on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This was a very cool experience, i loved all the original furniture and artifacts for the 1800 and the family. Kenneth is the tour guide and wow he is very knowledgeable and you can tell he loves what he does. They say the house ans...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 700garyt700
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Very historic building but the highlight is the tour given by the ranger. His history of the building and Mr. Orman bring it to life. Very enjoyable tour and a bargin

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bobdec7
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A really interesting piece of Florida history. So much in this beautiful home belonged to the family. The ranger was very knowledgeable. It was obvious that he loves his job. He even made it interesting for my teenagers. It was rainy the day we visited...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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February 24, 2017|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes the grounds are.
November 21, 2016|
Response from Addictedtotravelnow | Reviewed this property |
850-653-1209 is the number to the Orman House to ask about Holiday Hours. I hoped it helps.
February 20, 2015|
Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it may be open on Saturday - it is run by the park service