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Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens

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Very interesting history and lovely guide!

Always looking for historical homes to visit and this did not disappoint. The story of how the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019

We visited the Rossetter House and were absolutely fascinated by the Story of the Rossetter family... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2019
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Our guided tours of the interior of the Rossetter House Museum, the Houston Cemetery, and the gardens include an entertaining and informative discussion of the history of Eau Gallie, the Rossetter Family, and the Roesch Family. We also offer several...more
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1320 Highland Ave, Melbourne, FL 32935-7005
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Always looking for historical homes to visit and this did not disappoint. The story of how the families got there and what they did with their lives was incredible. The sisters lived such an interesting life. the fact they many of their things are still...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

We visited the Rossetter House and were absolutely fascinated by the Story of the Rossetter family and the beautiful and well kept interior of this house! The guide was very professional and well prepared and patiently answered all our questions. Very interesting and educational!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

If you love small historic homes, you'll love this one. The story of sisters Caroline and Ella Rosseter should be a PBS special or a Netflix miniseries. I only wish their descendants and the Historical Society would work together to showcase their legacy. My tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

The house is very close to the arts district and in a lovely area to walk around. We were very fortunate to have a private tour from a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. The history of the three families which occupied the home, was fascinating....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian S
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Lovely tour. Nice way to learn about Melbourne and its people. Easy to find and not overpriced. Tour guide was well informed and answered our questions. Lovely home and gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pearx4
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Nice way to spend some time exploring on a pretty Saturday afternoon. Tour guide both friendly and informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nanabear3
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I have walked by the Rossetter House many times and finally decided to go for the tour!! So glad I did! This is a small little house/museum PACKED with local history. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable and clearly loved what she was doing. This...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kmcquaide
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The guided tour is $8/person, and it's worth so much more. Our docent was a public history major at UCF. He explained everything about the property and answered all of our questions. We spent 60 minutes on the tour. The time flew by. You can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a delightful hour and a half there today. The guides were exceptionally well-informed. It was so interesting to get a sense of both the local history & the importance of giving back to one’s community.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tinylogcabin
Reviewed February 6, 2018

This tour was interesting and since it takes less than an hour, it was easy to fit into our schedule of other things we wanted to do in this small city. We learned about the strong and intelligent woman who lived in the house and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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