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Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
+1 601-442-7047
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A great piece of history

If you’re interested in pre-civil war history, check this place out. The rangers give a great tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonesboro, Arkansas
via mobile
Beautiful home and grounds

So glad we stopped here on our way to Vicksburg. C.J. Our guide was very informative,knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eau Claire, WI
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Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Melrose-Montebello Parkway, Natchez, MS
+1 601-442-7047
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re interested in pre-civil war history, check this place out. The rangers give a great tour of the house explaining the plantation’s history as well as the way of life in historic Natchez. A must see for history buffs.

Thank 796glenns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we stopped here on our way to Vicksburg. C.J. Our guide was very informative,knowledgeable and interesting.

Thank SharonEauClaire_WI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed our visit to Melrose while touring some of the "city homes" in Natchez. This grand estate transports you back in time. The grounds are beautifully kept and the home itself, which is maintained by the Parks Dept., is just stunning. Our docent...More

Thank amarinesmom226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and informative staff our guide was very passionate about his job. Nice grounds well kept house is beautiful

Thank rgnlady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The US Park Service owns and maintains this property. The sparse arrangement of furnishings around the edge of a dark hall is depressing. The furnishings are not original or special. The tour was my least favorite of seven in the area of Natchez.

3  Thank carolmK577FR
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Melrose is one of the great stately mansions of Natchez, now run by the National Park Service. Filled with period antiques and furnishings, this house was breathtakingly beautiful, painstakingly kept, and worth a visit by anyone who loves history. Excellent tour guide.

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of Melrose and the grounds. It was very informational and our Park Ranger did a good job.

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This was a really neat tour. Our Ranger guide CJ was awesome! He had a really unique perspective on the house and history as his grandfather and aunt both worked in the home for the last family that owned it. Our family of 6 were...More

Thank Firegirl834
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Very ornate inside. I like them grand but not so much guilding or gold color. Grounds are fairly small now.

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Had a good visit to the Natchez NHP site during our arrival day in Natchez. While at that NPS site, we picked up the NPS brochure on Melrose, which states, "Daily tours are available on the hour between 10 am and 4 pm." I still...More

Thank packcal
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Liana M
23 January 2015|
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