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Stetson Mansion

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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BEAUTIFUL

Loved the original details in the home. Flooring, woodwork, windows. All beautifully restored and... read more

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Karla T
Enlightening

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the Grand Tour . All three floors of this marvelous home gave... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Stetson Mansion is a spectacular Victorian mansion built for famed hat maker and philanthropist John B Stetson in 1886. Situated right between Orlando and Daytona in DeLand makes it convenient for all visiting the central Florida area. This is...more
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1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved the original details in the home. Flooring, woodwork, windows. All beautifully restored and maintained. Our guide, Sue, was knowledgeable and super helpful and friendly. Her enthusiasm about the home and its history was evident. We had a great time and would highly recommend you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the Grand Tour . All three floors of this marvelous home gave us insight into history. JoAnn was our guide and she gave us interesting facts for the entire tour only stopping to graciously answer questions. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I did the Christmas tour in January and was absolutely "blown away" by how awesome it was! Brought friends back in February to see it and added the third floor and it still amazed me. Our guide, Sue, was extremely knowledgeable and had many insights...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 2 days ago

I always learn something new on each visit to this wonderful home. On this visit, my guests and I added the "deluxe" package, which takes you up to the third floor as well as the regular tour places. Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JennyinFlagler
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Jenny for visiting the mansion with your guests. I am so pleased to read that everyone enjoyed the Grand tour which gives guests an all access No matter which way one turns there is another architectural element to discover and all along the way...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our Guide Joann was so very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The tour guide gave us such insight into the Stetson family and history. Also pointing out the home's original features as well as background regarding added items to the home. Thank you!

Date of experience: February 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello and thank you for touring "The House that Hats Built", we loved sharing it with you. JoAnn details the history, architecture and restoration masterfully and guests are always left with an experience that is both enjoyable and memorable. We appreciate your visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled on to the Stetson Mansion thru word of mouth and had an absolutely wonderful visit. Joann really brought the house and its history to life and made visit very enjoyable, educational and interesting. On the tour we met many people who were repeat...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Albert N
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Word of mouth is always our best form of advertising, thank you for making a visit to the Stetson Mansion part of your travel plans. There is quite a bit to see, learn, and take in on one visit to the mansion which is why...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Omg this Stetson Mansion should be a must in everyone’s traveled! JT and Michael did a wonderful job bringing history back to us all! Thank you and continue to follow your dreams. Marcia and JoAnn were our directors what a great job and a wealth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your spirited and encouraging review my friend! I promise that I will continue to dream GIGANTIC dreams and share the Stetson Mansion with guests from around the world. JoAnn and Marcia are quite the powerhouses and getting both of them...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Stetson Mansion is an absolute MUST while in the mid-central Florida area. The Mansion itself is a glorious depiction of the golden age! The tour guides are knowledgeable and personable. The owners are gracious and sharing. AN ABSOLUTE MUST DO!!!!!!!!!!!!More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for returning to the Stetson Mansion again and again Gary, we appreciate your visits, support and 5 STAR recommendation. We look forward to welcoming even more guests for this year's historic tours and all the upcoming special events. See you at...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The house was amazing. So was our guide Joann. Must see. The owners of the house should be proud of their work.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael D
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for touring the Stetson Mansion with our amazing tour guide JoAnn, we are so grateful for the chance to share this American treasure with everyone. Michael and I are still so honored to have saved the mansion and be the stewards...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in DeLand visiting relatives, and we took the Grand Guided Tour. The house has been beautifully restored and updated. Our tour guide, JoAnn, was fabulous and was very informative about the history and the current owners of the house. We highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda C
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Linda and thank you to you and your relatives for touring the Stetson Mansion on one of our Grand Tours, we truly appreciate your visit. JoAnn leads a stellar tour weaving in history, architecture and restoration stories throughout the entire mansion. Your 5 STAR...More

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Dld0209
24 January 2019|
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Response from WorldTourSnoopy | Reviewed this property |
The last Christmas tour was Jan 15, I believe the tours begin again once the owner takes down all the Christmas decor, sometime in mid-February.
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7 December 2018|
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Response from wrbmlb | Reviewed this property |
This is a very beautiful old home and there is no wheel chair accessibility.
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1 November 2018|
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Response from Joan S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but if you write to the Stetson Mansion, attention of Michael, he will answer any questions.
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