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Natchez National Historical Park

Contact Info
1 Melrose Montebello Parkway
Natchez, MS 39120

Phone:
601-446-5790
Phone:
601-446-7970
Basics
Type:
Other

Description

Throughout its history, Natchez has always been a place of opportunity. This is evident throughout Natchez National Historical Park. From the magnificent antebellum estate of John McMurran, to the downtown home of African-American barber and diarist William Johnson, to the French Fort Rosalie, this diverse Mississippi River town has lent itself to opportunity for hundreds of years.

Hours + Fees

Hours:

Natchez National Historical Park consists of three units with differing times of operation.

The Historic Melrose Estate is open everyday of the year except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Daily hours are 8:30-5:00. The first tour begins at 9:00 and subsequent tours go out every hour, with the last tour being at 4:00. Melrose will be open New Year's Day.

The William Johnson House is open everyday 9:00-4:30 p.m. It is closed for lunch from 12:00-1:00. The William Johnson House is also closed Thanksgiving and Christmas, however it will be open New Year's Day.

Fort Rosalie is currently not open for tours.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Directions to the Melrose Estate

Traveling from Jackson, MS
Proceed on Highway 84 west to Highway 61. Proceed south towards Natchez and take a right on Melrose/Montebello Parkway. The park is located one mile on the right .

Traveling from Vicksburg, MS
Proceed south on Highway 61. Continue into Natchez and turn right on Melrose/Montebello Parkway. The park is located one mile on the right.

Traveling from Baton Rouge, LA
Proceed north on Highway 61. Continue into Natchez and turn left on Melrose/Montebello Parkway. The park is located one mile on the right.

Traveling from Vidalia and Alexandria, LA
Proceed east on Highway 84 and cross Mississippi River. Continue on 84 in Natchez and take a left on Highway 61. Proceed one mile and turn left on Melrose/Montebello Parkway. The park is located one mile on the right.

Directions to the William Johnson House located downtown at 210 State St.

Traveling from Jackson, MS
Proceed on Highway 84 to Highway 61 into Natchez. Turn right on Highway 84 west towards Mississippi River Bridge and Louisiana. Turn Right on Canal St. Turn Right on State St. The house in on the right.

Traveling from Vicksburg, MS
Proceed into Natchez via highway 61 and turn right on Highway 84 west towards Mississippi River Bridge and Louisiana. Turn right on Canal St. Turn right on State St. The house is on the right.

Traveling from Baton Rouge, LA
Proceed north on Highway 61 and turn left on Highway 84 towards Mississippi River Bridge and Louisiana. Turn right on Canal St. Turn right on State St. The house is on the right.

Traveling from Vidalia and Alexandria, LA
Proceed east on highway 84 and cross the Mississippi River. Turn left on canal St. Turn right on State St. The house in on the right.

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