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Auburn Museum & Historic Home

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Address: 400 Duncan Avenue, Natchez, MS 39120
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Great Museum and Historic House

Toured while on the pilgrimage. Well worth the time spent in the museum, and will be back next time we are in Natchez.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
kristen l
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Toured while on the pilgrimage. Well worth the time spent in the museum, and will be back next time we are in Natchez.

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Pecatonica, Illinois
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A fine early example of the southern antebellum home with a great group of foundation members who look after it. Includes several of the origional out buildings, and a nice collection of interior furnishings. The main staircase is an architecturall treasure in design and woodworking. Nice addition to our tour during the Spring Pilgramage.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

The outside of the home needs to be restored. The paint is peeling but the guide told us they just got a grant and they will be able to restore the outside. The guides were the friendliest we encountered out of all the homes we viewed. She were walking in town when one of the guides drove by and honked... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Pretty house, nice tour guide. Worth seeing the spiral stairs. No original furnishings, but pretty things.

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Kenai, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed December 20, 2016

People that love history should definitely tour all the historic homes in Natchez. This home did not disappoint. I loved seeing how families lived during this time period.

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Conway, AR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2016

It seems that there is always something going on at Auburn. We went to the Christmas open house and we could not have had a better time and the food was great.

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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

This home is in need of some TLC on the outside in particular and placed throughout the tour are bowls for donations. There was no pressure however. I think this could be a showcase with some additional funding. Gift shop, like most others, is lacking.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Auburn has nice architecture to it, interesting things to see inside and fascinating story about the owners. There were three different guides and they were great. A park next door (named after most known house owners - Duncan) is very nice as well

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

This one we thought was a little strange. You get traded off between 3 different tour guides during the tour. The home is nice, but it's surrounded by a public park so there were some people blasting music. The home is nice, but the docents give too much of their personal opinions. The dark headed lady was nice and showed... More 

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

This home is very pretty but the stairs is what makes this home enjoyable. Auburn has one of the only sets of floating stairs in the US in it.

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