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A secret gem hidden away in North Brooksville. Must Visit!

We went on a week-day and had to go to the back office to find someone to introduce us to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saturday visit

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and were very impressed with the mansion and its history. We met... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
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Tour this antebellum mansion filled with belongings from one of the four families that lived here.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
22495 Chinsegut Hill Rd, Brooksville, FL 34601-4642
+1 352-799-5400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a week-day and had to go to the back office to find someone to introduce us to the house. They give us printed pages to explain the different rooms. The descriptions were well written. On the second floor, there is an exhibit...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Chinsegut Museum is rich in Florida history and old period furnishings. It's in such a beautiful Florida setting, where life was lived at a much slower pace. If you are a history buff, be prepared to spend some time going through an immense amount of...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and were very impressed with the mansion and its history. We met rhe new director who has great plans. It its a work in progress but has great potential. Beautiful location and grounds. We will definitively visit again for...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We've lived in PInellas/Pasco counties since 1982 and never knew this gem existed until today! What an incredible find after hearing about it at the Blueberry Festival. Rick and Sandee gave such a hospitable welcome and amazing guided tour full of information. You could feel...More

4  Thank Katie C
Reviewed 14 March 2018

There is not much like this place. For Florida, it is high up on a hill with great views of the surrounding area. Fun to walk the grounds and tour the old house. I think this is the second highest point in Florida and highest...More

2  Thank Carl T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We enjoy "Coney Island " hot dog stand in Brooksville Fl. and as a additional side trip we visited the Chinsegut Hill Museum. A mansion that is nestled in a serene location with tours that show what life was like in old Florida probably not...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We arrived around 10:00 AM on a Friday and proceed to the front door. We were met by a woman that told us the museum was closed that day. I mentioned the web site did not mention that and she immediately started to interrogate me...More

2  Thank rkrieger3
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I first learned a little history about this property when I attended a fundraiser a few years ago. At the time, the mansion was being renovated and not accessible. I was enchanted with the property and the serenity I felt as I wandered. Now, I...More

2  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The volunteer’s presentation was very boring and all over the place making it hard to follow. I think there was a great story to be told, and a most interesting one, but what was presented was not that. I travel all over this country, and...More

3  Thank ronflausa
nkahler7, Manager at Chinsegut Hill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a good tour experience. Chinsegut history is fascinating and our guides normally communicate that to visitors. We will work to discover what happened that day and speak to the guide about what went wrong....More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Chinsegut Hill is a lovely former mansion with ties to the local community. Various educations seminars and lectures are often held there, as well as food events. Currently a gourmet lunch is offered 3 days a week and it is delicious. If you're looking for...More

1  Thank NLC67
nkahler7, Manager at Chinsegut Hill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to review us! We are thrilled you enjoyed the property as well as the lunch. See you again soon!

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Deborah S
24 April 2017|
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Response from nkahler7 | Property representative |
As of today, we do not have any events booked for that day. That means we will have the grounds open for regular Monday hours (10am-4pm). Call the office as the date gets closer for information about tour availability... More
Deborah S
12 August 2016|
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Response from nkahler7 | Property representative |
FLKenJan did a good job listing our current hours, but it is always good to call ahead as we can be closed for private events and certain weather conditions. We have begun to accept credit/debit, but cash is preferred for... More