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Longwood

140 Lower Woodville Rd, Natchez, MS 39120
+1 318-537-4341
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Unique Nansion Tour

There really is nothing like this, as house tours go, and you're cheating yourself by not including... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pabirds
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Philadelphia, PA
Tour an amazing house

Amazing house. Tour guide knew her material. Unique home in an unfinished state. Very rare... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Melissa M
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Canton, Michigan
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Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the U.S., began in 1860, but was interrupted by the onset of war. A National Historic Landmark, the still-unfinished mansion is an enduring symbol of the impact of the Civil War.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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140 Lower Woodville Rd, Natchez, MS 39120
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+1 318-537-4341
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There really is nothing like this, as house tours go, and you're cheating yourself by not including it among your stops. It's a tragic story, really, but one repeated in one way or another in the old south as the Civil War stopped life in...More

Thank pabirds
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing house. Tour guide knew her material. Unique home in an unfinished state. Very rare Outside of Natchez. Be sure to GPS the address or you'll get lost!

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an unfinished Antebellum and one would think why visit. Well the basement was finished and is about 10,000 sq ft. There are 4 unfinished floors and the reason to visit is to see the unique architectural design as you will see what was...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to pay to enter the grounds, but this includes a tour of the building. Guide was very knowledgeable, and the story is compelling. I would call this a "must see."

Thank jcc98199
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the visit! Our tour guide was very informative. So sad that this home was never completed. Beautiful grounds.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful albeit unfinished mansion that tells a fascinating story about the Civil War and its aftermath, this is a must-see in Natchez. However, in paying homage to the owners and European master craftsmen that helped construct it, the tour (at least our tour guide)...More

1  Thank jakester88
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one interesting place to visit, but it does have a sad history. Would have loved to viewed it all finished...which will never happen.

Thank gmalois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see when in Natchez, this an extraordinary example of an antebellum mansion, what a shame it was never finished. This has artifacts from construction and actual pieces of furniture from the Nutt family. The guides were knowledgeable, interesting to talk to...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for organized tour. Very interesting if you like architecture. Only the bottom floor is finished, but the unfinished part is equally fascinating.

Thank mysticalfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there and it was delicious..the house is impressive with so much history. The furniture and wall coverings were unlike other houses visited

1  Thank LindaBarnegatNJ
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katnviv222
29 July 2017|
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Response from James W | Property representative |
Around 40 minutes. All tours of the house are guided but you are free to wander the grounds at your leisure.
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Caleb W
18 January 2017|
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Response from Anita P | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need an advance reservation. However, for the tours, I believe they run every 1/2 hour. If you will check in at the visitor center (on the ground floor), they will advise you. Don't miss the tour, for... More
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nanak4
23 October 2016|
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Response from CarlNewhouse | Reviewed this property |
$18.00 on site. Worth it!
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