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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

1906 Spring Hill Ave, Mobile, AL 36607-2304
+1 251-471-6364
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House was beautiful. I was super disappointed we could not take pictures. We had visited two other... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christine M
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Historically accurate and well maintained antebellum mansion

The docent informed us she loved this home as her own and had been leading tours for 22 years. We... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
CyndyandByron
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Built in 1855, this Bracketed Greek Revival-style Mansion is one of Mobile's most visited antebellum homes and one of the most photographed homes in the nation. Complete with period furnishings, and beautiful majestic Oaks, we offer historical tours of the Mansion Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm, on-the-hour, with our last daily tour beginning at 3:00pm. As we occasionally close for special events, please call ahead to verify tour schedule. We are a not-for-profit organization and host special events to help provide resources for the continued preservation and operation of this exceptional house.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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1906 Spring Hill Ave, Mobile, AL 36607-2304
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

House was beautiful. I was super disappointed we could not take pictures. We had visited two other homes that encouraged picture taking. I was hoping I could buy post cards or a picture book but the “gift shop” didn’t have much at all.More

Thank Christine M
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Bragg M, Administrative Assistant at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post regarding our wonderful House Museum. We are sorry you were disappointed in your visit as we try to provide an excellent tour of this grand old home. We endeavor to be consistent with other museum homes in...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

The docent informed us she loved this home as her own and had been leading tours for 22 years. We can see why it meant so much to her. Even though it was owned by wealthy families, it still felt like real people once lived...More

Thank CyndyandByron
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Bragg M, Administrative Assistant at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit with us. Please come back. We are continually working to maintain and restore this grand old home. Thank you for being part of our progress!

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Went with a friend for the afternoon tour. The grounds are beautifully kept. Our guide was very amiable and funny! We so enjoyed this tour. Definitely I felt a good stop for history buffs!

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Bragg M, Administrative Assistance at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. We hope you will visit with us again! Thank you for sharing your experience.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

An elegant home with an interesting history. Our docent was a very good guide and focused on the two principal families. It is understandable why it is so popular for weddings with the huge ballroom as the front room.

Thank Kathy1464
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Bragg M, Front Office Manager at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your tour at the Mansion. Please come back and see us again!

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

The docent was running late but kept our visit on track. One curious thing, they keep the door locked during a tour so then next visitors must wait outside hoping there's some one inside.Use the mansion as event space.

Thank gmleven1
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Bragg M, Front Office Manager at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

We are delighted you visited with us. Please come again!

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The Bragg-Mitchell house was beautiful from the outside, but they don't advertise their hours well. Historic Houses are one of my favorites parts of any vacation, and we had to miss this one because of what I assume was a private event while they were...More

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Bragg M, Front Office Manager at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

We are so sorry you were not able to see the Mansion. As a not-for-profit museum home, we find ways to garner income in addition to our historical tours. Occasionally, we must close for special events like weddings and receptions, but we make every effort...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Monica was our tour guide. She made the tour interesting by asking questions on what we thought items were. We enjoyed the history of the home. Ms. Mitchell was the last owner of the home. Bragg was the builder. The family spent 4 months there...More

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Bragg M, Front Office Manager at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your tour of the Mansion. Monica is indeed a wonderful docent and historian. We hope you will visit with us again.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This guided tour of a wonderful Grand home has a story you must hear! The tour guide took us back in time to make you feel you were there living in the home to experience the way of life to be living there. Many amazing...More

2  Thank Curtis W
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Bragg M, other at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you will come back to see us!

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a gorgeous home with many original furnishings. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and informative and it was just the two of us with her so it was very pleasant. The house is surrounded by centuries old oaks and the grounds are small...More

1  Thank Lisanne D
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Bragg M, Administrative Assistant to Director at Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

We are delighted you visited with us at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. Thank you for your kind report. We hope you will visit with us again!

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Lovingly restored, beautifully furnished. Our tour guide could not have been nicer. You could tell she loved this house. She shared the history of the home, while pointing out the beautiful architecture of the mansion.

1  Thank Penny U
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This is the link to their page with times and costs. Tours begin at 10:00am and the last is at 4:00pm. They begin every hour. Admission is $10.00 and a small AAA discount of 0.50. Their website has very good... More
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