Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens
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4.0 of 5 bubbles55 reviews
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Diane R
Minneapolis, MN3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Website does not list one way or another if pets are welcome. We came, with our small pet, in a stroller, and were greeted by a defensive and rude security woman who basically scolded us off the property. We just wanted to walk around a historic site for a little while, to be off the road. They were clearly having a slow day, but that didn't seem to matter. As it was 87* we were NOT going to leave him in the car, for even a few minutes.

Our plan was to wander a bit, then hit a local place for lunch, gas up, and be on our way. Thanks to this security woman, we took our dollars to the next town up the road, who welcomed us, and our pet. I'll be thinking twice about stopping in Birmingham, again.
Written July 19, 2022
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HappyTrails2U100
Sioux Falls, SD64 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2013 • Family
I wanted to see a plantation while in Birmingham. Arlington was built in the 1840s and is within the city limits of Birmingham. I was surprised to see there was a hot dog stand rated higher in "things to see" than this in Trip Advisor. We enjoyed our visit here and the tour by the "southern belle" tour guide.
Written June 20, 2013
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cordyroy
Mobile, AL2,337 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2013 • Couples
Arlington is a ca. 1840's greek revival style house. It is well maintained and cared for. Furnishings are not origional but are of the period. There were some "modern conviences" added when the house was refurbished in the 1920's. We enjoyed the visit but felt that thare ciould be a bit more explanation of life pre Civil War on Birmingham.
Written June 4, 2013
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JMTurnbow
Kennett, Missouri349 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2014 • Couples
If you've seen one antebellum home, in my opinion you've seen them all. The grounds were kept well. The house seemed to be preserved well. But why no tour. Just look at the house on your own is their MO. No history of the house is imparted. Very bland. It's better to visit the homes in Charleston, SC, and have a tour. An educational, informative tour would do wonders for this home. It's in a very sketchy neighborhood, by the way. My wife couldn't wait for us to clear the area going and leaving. So sad.
Written September 6, 2014
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Cindy L
Flagstaff, AZ16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2014 • Friends
Most entertaining tour ever! I went with a group that had only one day to see the sights. The house was closed due to Easter Egg Hunt. When they heard we had come from all per the US they opened and the guide was amazing. History from a guide that could do Stand-up.
Written May 8, 2014
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Lewmurray
Tarpon Springs, FL105 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
This is a very low key experience, self guided with only average descriptions. Not over priced, but not sure it is worth the effort to drive to it. Some good history of Birmingham but not much else.
Written September 4, 2019
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paulandeddy
AL169 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Friends
We had a brides maid brunch and tour of the site. It was very interesting. The food was very good, had several items to pick from, the large rooms was set up perfect, the staff was warm and welcoming, our server was very slow but it was her first day on the job
Written March 16, 2019
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Cindy R
Birmingham, AL68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Family
See this beautiful plantation home restored to glory! Yes, they had slaves; we can't change that, but we can see how they lived and know why it could not last (thankfully).
Written August 27, 2018
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alexwolf2016
Green Cove Springs, Florida358 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Friends
Not much here to see. No gardens here, either. Admission was $5, which is $4.99 too much. The only interesting thing was the detached men's room, which was hot as a sauna, with wood paneling to match.
Written November 20, 2016
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Niki S
BIRMINGHAM42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Friends
Arlington is a step back into time with a look at an ante-bellum mansion that has been preserved. Survived the Civil War and is operated as a city landmark today. Tours through the mansion and the beautifully manicured grounds. Give a great glimpse at the way of life of the privileged classes of plantation owners before the Civil War.
Written September 29, 2015
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