Woodruff-Fontaine House
Woodruff-Fontaine House
4.5
Architectural BuildingsArt Museums
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
About
An elegant, 16-room mansion built in 1870 and featuring period furnishings and mannequins displaying the fashions of the era.
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dloder70
Klamath Falls, OR6 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Friends
We enjoy house museums and this one was nice. Used the QR codes for each room which helped to understand what we were seeing.
Would have been nice to have a guided tour even if it was more expensive.
Written October 2, 2023
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King Dog
Raleigh, NC198 contributions
Aug. 2023 • Couples
Interesting and beautiful old mansion. Staff are very knowledgeable and generous with their time. The place is professionally done. A visit here is certainly worth your time.
Written August 16, 2023
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Alan H
5 contributions
Jun. 2023
Terrible. No instructions. Closed and nothing to do. Sign wanted us to park with criminals at the juvenile center. Can only take a picture from dangerous sidewalk
Written June 14, 2023
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scott r
Silver Spring, MD697 contributions
May 2023
Stunning late Victorian. Basically you walk around on your own (would that some of the rooms allowed a bit ore entry before being roped off - it varies - but I get it, sort of, lol). Docents on hand super friendly and if you engage they will tell you a lot more than just the brief introduction. If there's no one else there, you may get to see things like the basement, the dining room (currently closed for reno). You WILL get to go up into the tower (2 levels) - fantastic - this never happens these days! 16 foot ceilings on the first floor - imparts a ginormous sense of space. So happy this was saved, and the people here are very proud of their independent status. Two doors down from another Victorian which is open - but not until June. Would make a great 2-fer, but even just this house is a wonderful treat.
Written May 25, 2023
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M Coop
Washington5 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Friends
Mansion and history were interesting to see and hear. They are in the process of revealing the gorgeous original ceiling masterpiece of art that were covered in a 1960’s renovation of white painted ceilings and walls.
Written July 1, 2022
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Margra T
Claremont, CA10 contributions
Jun. 2022
The home is beautiful and we loved that we could just walk around on our own after a brief talk about the history of the home. It was nice to also have wonderful women there to answer questions. Also, there were writeups about every room.
Written June 28, 2022
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Kristi S
5 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
Lovely Victorian home. The in depth knowledge of the house and period from the associates made the experience more interesting!
Written May 15, 2022
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Deborah P
Cape Girardeau, MO31 contributions
Oct. 2021
I love to tour historic homes and this was a wonderful experience. The docents were informative and friendly, the furnishings were beautiful and we really enjoyed our time there, would recommend adults only as children likely would not enjoy and may be a risk to the delicate items.
Written October 15, 2021
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Vicente F
San Juan, Puerto Rico15 contributions
Oct. 2021
This is a very enjoyable small treat. My wife and me have been to many historic houses. What makes this special is the recurrent exhibitions. During our visit the house was in mourning, with plenty of black clothing, mirrors covered and information about mores in the Victorian era.
Written October 14, 2021
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Sabrina B
Nashville, TN7 contributions
Aug. 2021
This was a very good tour. The guides were knowledgeable and very friendly! It is such a beautiful home with a very rich history, literally and figuratively!
Written August 30, 2021
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WOODRUFF-FONTAINE HOUSE - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Woodruff-Fontaine House admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost C$20.38, while a popular guided tour starts around C$44.74 per person.