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Peaceful and beautiful

I recently went to a festial here Love walking outside Just beautiful I love the stairs that go in... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Darlene C
Old, historical estate.

Wonderful, catered lunch. Tour of Southern plantation style home with lots of history. Open... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Inverness, Florida
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“manor house”(4 reviews)
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 6 November 2018

I recently went to a festial here Love walking outside Just beautiful I love the stairs that go in the tree and the story Hope they make it where we can walk up them

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darlene C
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Wonderful, catered lunch. Tour of Southern plantation style home with lots of history. Open Wednesdays for lunch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shawn019
Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CruisingPhotographer
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Laura T
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank carlt176
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Linda K
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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
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