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Knott House Museum

301 E Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1513
+1 850-922-2459
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Black Historical Significance to the House that Rhymes

I was more interested in visiting the house because of George Proctor. A black man who was born... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Fabiola925
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Step back in time

Knot house is an antebellum mansion with an interesting history. It is mostly furnished and... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Jack S
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Dunnellon, Florida
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301 E Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1513
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I was more interested in visiting the house because of George Proctor. A black man who was born free in that era who built the house. He lived in it for a time and had to sell it due to debts. Unfortunately he didn't strike...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Knot house is an antebellum mansion with an interesting history. It is mostly furnished and decorated in the 1920s time period although there are many pieces that are much older. A guide takes you through the house and provides a historical narrative on the house,...More

1  Thank Jack S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The house itself is an important landmark in Florida history. Stunning architecture. It is furnished to the era of last permanent residents - early Twentieth Century. Disappointing.

1  Thank Frances T
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I like old style Southern Buildings, This is one of them. The outside is really beautiful, the inside has a lot of artifacts, but not that interesting.

1  Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A small museum with some artifacts of history. Interesting the house was occupied after the Civil War. Very close to the Capitol, once occupied by a high ranking State of Florida official. Known as the House That Rhymes due to Mrs. Knott's love of verse....More

2  Thank Will132
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Tours are free to the public....The Knott House is an 1840's home decorated in the Victorian era....with 1900's furnishings original to the home when occupied by the Knott family. Very Interesting and the tour director was very knowledgeable.

2  Thank the-village-peeps
Reviewed 13 August 2015

An interesting old house. The poetry scattered throughout is pretty terrible but kind of an eccentric cool thing to see once.

1  Thank TallyWriter
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My daughters have enjoyed attending poetry camp the last couple of summers. Mrs. Knott was certainly a character with her kerosene lamps and exercise bike. You have got to hear the story about the wallpaper.

3  Thank Beth O
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Each and every year during Emancipation Week we visit from CT and attend the Knott House program. The program with the Emancipation re-enactment is a true historic event brought to life and each and every year I learn something new while attending this event. The...More

3  Thank Teri C
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This beautiful old stately home was left to the City of Tallahassee and it ‘s a free museum that you shouldn’t miss! We had a very informative tour with our guide, Bea – who loves the house and Mrs. Knott’s poetry -- found everywhere around...More

4  Thank CushyCouple
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