Longwood Mansion is the largest octagonal house in America with the original furnishings and tools still intact. Construction was halted by the Civil War and never fully completed. Tour Longwood and learn about the fascinating history of the original builder and his family.
BROWSE YEAR-ROUND TOURS
Open for tours year-round, for over 80 years Natchez has opened the doors to some of America’s most exquisite homes and gardens. No matter what time of year you choose to visit this beautiful city on the mighty Mississippi, historic house tours await you. Each home tells its own story, docents at each site will share the rich history of those who lived, worked or visited these heritage sites, while pointing out significant architectural and decorative arts and architectural details. Browse the buildings below and book your Natchez tour online.
Located on the Mississippi River bluff near the site of the massacre of the Natchez Indians, now a National Historic Landmark, this home was a Union headquarters during the Civil War.
Come before dinner and relax in a historic private residence for a Home, Piano, Garden, & Wine Tour in one of Natchez’s most significant purely Greek Revival homes. This special tour is available on Thursday and Friday evenings year-round from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
This house is furnished with period antiques and original Stanton family china, crystal and the Stanton family Bible. Stanton Hall, one of the most magnificent and palatial Greek Revival homes in America, occupies an entire city block in downtown Natchez. This home stands 5 stories tall, was originally 14,000 square feet and has delicately arched millwork in the halls and parlors. Stanton Hall boasts many original furnishings and beautiful antiques. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974, Stanton Hall is owned and beautifully maintained by The Pilgrimage Garden Club.
Oak Hill, voted one of the winners in the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards 8 times, boasts beautiful gardens and fountains around the property. Come experience the lovely Oak Hill Inn with unique period antiques in every room.
Concord Quarters is the only freestanding slave dwelling in the state that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This mansion has an original inventory of the enslaved African American men, women, and children of old Concord.
With beautiful architecture and original Zuber wallpaper, this house is now occupied by descendants of the original builder, on land owned by the family since the 1780s.
Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens reflects all that is charming about the South. With 26 acres of manicured gardens, the most prominent owner/occupant of this home was General John A. Quitman, who served as governor of Mississippi and in the U.S. Congress.
As the home of the first Mississippi Attorney General, Auburn established the style of the columned portico in the South and boasts a freestanding spiral staircase to the second floor. Architect Levi Weeks, defendant in the first transcribed murder trial in US history, designed Auburn after his acquittal. Was he innocent? Come hear the story and decide for yourself!