We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Natchez National Historical Park

Natchez, MS
+1 601-446-5790
Review Highlights
Nothing to see but an antebellum home.

There is nothing to see at this location except an antebellum home -- and that is available only... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Amite, Louisiana
National Park Site Trip

Went to visit this site to check another place off in our National Park Passport. We didn't do a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Cassie W
Florissant, Missouri
Read all 76 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
This park contains three important sites for history buffs: Fort Rosalie, the William Johnson House and the Melrose estate.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Natchez, MS
+1 601-446-5790
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (76)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 11 September 2016

There is nothing to see at this location except an antebellum home -- and that is available only through guided tours. The last tour of the day begins at 3:00. We got there later and found nothing to see or do. Go if you want...More

Thank Mizzou_Engineer
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Went to visit this site to check another place off in our National Park Passport. We didn't do a guided tour of either location but we explored the Melrose Plantation on our own. It was my first time visiting a Southern plantation but was everything...More

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

One of the best trips ever. We experienced history in a real setting that made it come alive I can't say enough good things about this National Park or its Rangers . We plan to visit again.

1  Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very interesting and informative about he American civil war. For the history buff the battle are was huge. 16 miles of road winding around the battle sight. We now understand a little of the huge sacrifice both sides made for the ideas of freedom. Highly...More

2  Thank 52Diane
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Melrose mansion, the best known unit of the park, was one of the only attractions in Mississippi to be awarded full stars by the prestigious Michelin guides. The park service acquired this long-inaccessible home with its original furnishings down to draperies and floor coverings. The...More

7  Thank Tweentrails
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Several places to see here, the NHP, has a very good interpretive center. Didn't know Jim Bowie was in a nasty fight in Natchez. He took a knife to a gun fight, and WON! There is also the Melrose mansion, and the William Johnson house....More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Very nice place To start your trip into the Natchez Trace PRKWY. A lot of historical stuff and you always leave places like that wondering and learning something.

1  Thank Ayla M
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We made a point of visiting Natchez just to visit this park, but with limited time, we made a point to arrive when park was due to open (8:30 am) but found visitor center and exhibits closed until 10 am. Since it was a rainy...More

1  Thank Eagleeva
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Natchez Historical Park is a place to see. You should also tour the city to see all the beautifull houses. In order to organise the visit, pass first to the Visitor center to get a tour map. You can do the tour by youselve or...More

4  Thank Pierre L
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Loved this place, loved the history, statues and monuments, spent all day driving through park and ready about the history

Thank malibu1501
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Natchez
Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens Natchez
723 reviews
1.14 km away
270 reviews
1.76 km away
Scottish Inn Motel
5 reviews
2.04 km away
Excellent Inn & Suites
31 reviews
2.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Castle Restaurant
487 reviews
1.88 km away
Restaurant 1818
258 reviews
1.25 km away
The Donut Shop
112 reviews
1.29 km away
Malt Shop
139 reviews
2.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
382 reviews
.05 km away
Auburn Museum & Historic Home
66 reviews
.75 km away
Forks of the Roads Monument
64 reviews
1.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Natchez National Historical Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines