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Auburn Museum & Historic Home

400 Duncan Avenue, Natchez, MS 39120
+1 601-442-5981
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Interesting and oldest

Please support the valiant effort of local Natchez ladies in their attempt to maintain this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carolmK577FR
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Tour guides are gems!

The Auburn house is actually located next to Duncan park, we missed the driveway the first time and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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400 Duncan Avenue, Natchez, MS 39120
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please support the valiant effort of local Natchez ladies in their attempt to maintain this earliest of the ante-bellum homes. Built in 1812 by a man who came down from Pennsylvania and married a southern woman, Auburn was the first great house in the area....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Auburn house is actually located next to Duncan park, we missed the driveway the first time and doubled back and found it. The husband and wife tour guides were gems - so many stories and history in this house. This is one of the...More

Thank craftywriter
Reviewed 1 November 2017

the Natchez Ladies' Club runs the shop and tours. it is very informative and fascinating. So much to remember, the places begin to come alive.

Thank Westea
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been to the Auburn many times, but I learn something new every time. I encourage all to visit the Auburn to learn about the early history of Natchez and to help support the group that is taking care of this wonderful house. We...More

Thank Natchez2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I originally visited this house due to the freestanding spiral staircase and am glad I did because of the overall tour. The furnishings of the house are not all original and are not necessarily in the same place that they would have been when the...More

1  Thank Em B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

While most of the storied mansions in Natchez were built in the 1850s, during the reign of the cotton kings, in the decade prior to the Civil War, Auburn was designed and constructed by architect Levin Weeks in 1812 and was the first building to...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the oldest homes in Natchez and has a beautiful spiral staircase. The house is undergoing a slow and much needed restoration. It is leased by one of the garden clubs. We had 2 tour guides...one for part of downstairs and one...More

Thank 17scarlet
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This visit to Natchez was my first time to tour the Auburn home. The most memorable thing to me is the free-standing spiral staircase. This home is one of the first grand homes designed and built in Natchez in the early 1800s. I would recommend...More

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great house. Great tour. Must see when in Natchez. Loved the history of this house, so glad they are getting the money they deserve to help fix up areas needed.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Auburn is one of the more interesting homes we have visited because of its history. It's been badly neglected by the City of Natchez for many years, but there are people who are working to keep it up. We enjoyed our guided tour. We could...More

2  Thank Bioboy48
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