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Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.
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Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This attraction is run by the National Park Service. Please call before you go. The mansion was under renovation the day we visited, therefore we did not see the inside. The grounds were beautiful. The ranger on duty answered all our questions and told us...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our NPS guide gave us a wonderful, informative tour of this mansion which is on the outskirts of Natchez. She had a lot of information about the different owners of the property over the years, and their descendants. About 85 to 90% of what is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LoveAGreatBnB
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Loved the home and the history. Beautiful grounds.,would have enjoyed walking the grounds more but starting pouring rain. It was beautiful even more so. The newly planted orchard was in bloom. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable on the home and the history.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jeanie1979
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Ranger Ally did a great job of bringing the history of this home alive. Her depth of knowledge is impressive. She also handled some (stupid) questions tactfully and effectively. Really interesting to see the fashion of the time in flooring, draperies, furniture, etc. Really a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Edward Z
Reviewed May 7, 2019

This is actually a Mansion owned and run by the National Park Service. Actually, the National Park Service had established a Natchez Historical Park that consists of the Melrose Mansion, Fort Rosalie and the William Johnson House. As usual, they have done a nice job....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Our tour guide was well informed and went into great detail about the home, and the different families that had lived here. Most all the furnishings were orginal to the house, which is amazing considering things you buy today barely last a generation in a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Sandra D
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

We found Melrose and its related buildings and grounds well kept by the Park Service, and our Park Service guide was entertaining and very well informed about the history of the property.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

The National Park Service did a great job touring us through the house. It was very informative and we were allowed to take pictures inside the house with no flash. The credit card machine was broken but they would take cash or check on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank JulieSmithT
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This is a National Park site, and one can explore the grounds and outbuildings on your own; and then you can take the house tour. The grounds are lovely, and the exhibit on slavery in one of the outbuildings was informative without going too overboard....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Valerie C
Reviewed April 10, 2019

A great purchase by the Park Service to keep and maintain this wonderful old mansion. A great value for seniorsby the way.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Liana M
January 23, 2015|
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Response from Katty429 | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning! Natchez, Mississippi is a great place to visit with many tours and attractions. There are quite a few historic homes to visit Longwood is open every day from 9am- 4:30pm, but closed on major holidays, but can... More
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