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Stanton Hall

401 High St, Natchez, MS 39120-3226
+1 601-442-6282
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'Twas ok

Not as great others, as it is a bed and breakfast, too. Could only view a few rooms. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Natchez, Mississippi
The Grand Dame of Natchez' antebellum mansions

A trip to Natchez, Mississippi, to visit the many magnificent antebellum mansions open to tourists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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N 1858, Frederick Stanton built the home of his dreams for his family on his new property - an entire city block of Natchez, Mississippi. The city block cost about $1,550. The house cost over $83,000 before it was even furnished. Carrera Marble, mahogany doors 2 1/2 inches thick, candeliers from France, and Italian statuary appointed the interior. Huge Corinthian columns and granite steps adorned the facade. Stanton came to America with his brothers in 1815. He made a fortune as a cotton broker, then as owner of more than 16,000 acres of cotton plantations. Ironically, he lived only one month after his dream home was finished. ...Now inside view of the Carriage House Restaurant Stanton Hall housed a college for young ladies for a short time, then fell into dissarray to some extent before the Pilgrimage Garden Club renewed the antebellum mansion to much of its former glory. It stands today, filled with original and like antique furnishings as Frederick originally created it, a showcase for the world to see. Daily tours are given of the home, and during Spring and Fall Pilgrimages hostesses dress in antebellum costume to greet the throngs of visitors. After the tour, many stop to have lunch at the adjacent Carriage House Restaurant, which is nationally famous for its fine Southern cuisine. Stanton Hall is listed as an official National Historic Landmark.
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401 High St, Natchez, MS 39120-3226
+1 601-442-6282
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as great others, as it is a bed and breakfast, too. Could only view a few rooms. There are others much better.

Thank 477ralphe
Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to Natchez, Mississippi, to visit the many magnificent antebellum mansions open to tourists in this historic Mississippi River town wouldn't be complete without a tour of Stanton Hall. Located at 401 High Street in the heart of town, this Classical Revival house was...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house is another must see in Natchez. It takes up an entire city block. The front door is 12ft tall...you feel pretty small standing in front of it. The inside is simply beautiful and the tour guides are quite knowledgeable.

Thank 17scarlet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Natchez many times but had never actually toured Stanton Hall until my recent trip. Wonderful mansion and guide. They recently have gotten more of the original furnishings back which makes it even more special in my opinion.

1  Thank Anita D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend a rainy day. Great tour. I have visited several plantations and mansions. This is one of the best! You get to see most of the house and very informative.

1  Thank lakewoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This home was one of few that has more original items than replicas. It was cool that this was also home to a school at one point. Also it was sad to hear the owner who had the home built only lived there for 9...More

Thank Erick L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is owned and maintained by the local Garden Club, and they have done a remarkable job of assembling original furnishings and maintaining the property. Definitely worth a visit. Our docent was wonderful. Good gift shop, too.

1  Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful period antebellum home. The inside is just as it should be. The tour is just long enough to get the feel of the house. Very informative. This is a great venue for a wedding or party with nice grounds and the...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chuck was our guide and he was amazing. Full of energy and knowledge, he made the past of the house come to life. I would return again and again. Highly recommend.

4  Thank Jamie H
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Nice house to view. All of the rooms are open. The docents are very knowledgeable and friendly. Well worth the visit.

Thank Sue K
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August 27, 2016|
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Response from Ahme1987 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $15.00 for an adult ticket but we bought a package to see 3 estates so we saved a little. Bought tickets at the visitor center.
May 3, 2016|
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Response from DrBobKaty | Reviewed this property |
9am to 4pm.