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Address: 1906 Spring Hill Ave, Mobile, AL 36607-2304
Phone Number: 12514716364
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Built in 1855, this Bracketed Greek Revival-style Mansion is one of...

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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Beautiful mansion

Visited on the end of June 2017. Weekday visitation and the only couple there during afternoon hence it is like a private tour of the property. Very lovely mansion with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on the end of June 2017. Weekday visitation and the only couple there during afternoon hence it is like a private tour of the property. Very lovely mansion with stories on each corner of the room. Very well maintained and furnished elegantly. A must visit place in Mobile, Alabama.

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Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ideal visit for a rainy day in Alabama. Warm, friendly reception, a tour based not only on artefacts, but on the story of the house's inhabitants. Set in lovely grounds, this is a must for anyone passing through Mobile with an hour to spare. Even the teenagers enjoyed it.

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Augusta, GA
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1,150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour of this beautiful home is on the hour, and the last tour starts at 3:00. It lasts about an hour, and the fee is $10. It has been restored and is in good shape. Many of the antiques are the originals, and there is a great story about four large mirrors in the ballroom. This home is also... More 

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Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This home stood empty during the 70's until it was gifted to the city and refurbished it is a perfect Greek Revival and a little haunted. giggle Beautiful venue for weddings! Just my thoughts....I have heard local stories!

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Florence, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We have been visiting Mobile on many day excursions, over the last 2 1/2 years, since our move to southern Alabama. Have seen many advertisements mentioning this antebellum home, but this was our first looksee at this home that is listed on the "Historic Home National Register". We were met at the front door, 5 minutes before the hour, by... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Tours on the hour of this gorgeous pre-civil war home. Period pieces, some original, some donated abound and help create an atmosphere that transports you into a different era. Restored meticulously, beautiful original moldings, walls and floors as well as personal items and pictures give you entree into the previous owners lives. Docents are personally invested in the history and... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful home both inside and out. Our docent did a great job explaining the history of the home. As other reviewers have mentioned, the tour did focus a great deal on the furniture, some of which was period but not original to the home. A good number of changes have been made to the original home because... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was a neat house to tour. We went on a day that the AAA tour book listed it would be open. Then we arrived, we didn't see any vehicles and the door was locked. Turns out that the docent's vehicle was around back, and she keeps it locked until someone comes to the door. I wish I could remember... More 

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Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We rented this beautiful, stately old home and it's grounds, to host our daughter's wedding reception. Set back from Spring Hill Avenue with a sweeping circular driveway and expansive lawns, it provides a wonderful backdrop for any large social celebration. They do not provide any catering but most local caterers are familiar with the venue and it's facilities. Three large,... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is open to the public for guided tours but it also is rented out for private affairs, so call ahead to make certain it is not closed for a private event.We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. The docent was knowledgeable and friendly. This antebellum home is on the National Register of Historic Places and is beautiful

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