We are big fans of the movie Midnight in the Garden of good and evil. So we thought while we were in Savanna we would take the tour of the Mercer House. We thought it would be a great experience. We were totally wrong!! They give you tickets at the gift shop when you go there to buy them. Then when the tour starts they take them. Photos are also not allowed on the tour at any time. So with no ticket and no photos you will not have any prof that you were really there. The tour starts in the garden by the back door. The patio area is covered up with allege and isn't pretty what so ever. The tour guide will tell you that the brink that were used to make the patio area are bricks that cost a lost and that are no longer made. So if that is so true, why don't they clean the area up and make it look better. You will go up the stairs to the back doors where you will enter the long hall entry way. You will see old paintings that are being destroyed by the sun light they let in. You will see dust all over the place. It also smells like my grandmas attic. They charge 12.50 per person and so you would think they could hire a crew to come in and clean the house. As one review said below, John Williams would be unhappy at what they have done to his house. They said his sister runs the place and sometimes stays there. Who knows if that is true or not. They will tell you that Danny was killed in the study but that is far as they will go with the story. They also don't tell you that John Williams died in the house also. Its like that is top secret lol. This is not a tour a would recommend to anyone that is a fan of the movie or book. I am hoping this review will help others. I wish I had read more reviews before we went. I try to be honest as much as possible when I write a review. I have nothing to gain or lose by lying. I hope this will help you. Thank you.
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