Woodruff-Fontaine House, Memphis

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#15 of 20 in Museums in Memphis
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  • I visited this house and the Mallory-Neely house next door. This one is far better, as it has more lighting and I think more furnishings that are from the period. Many of the items were not original t...  more »
  • I absolutely loved this place, the atmosphere is electric, the house has been beautifully restored, all credit to the staff who work there, their knowledge is mind blowing, however they do not leave y...  more »
  • This house had wonderful treasures to see in every room. The tour guide took us to all three floors - about 14 rooms to see in total. In my attached pictures you will note a lot of black netting and c...  more »
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  • Really enjoyed their open house this week. The first Friday of the month, they have a free open house to the public that I believe runs from 5pm to 8pm. This month, they have beautiful Christmas decorations put up throughout the mansion. It looked absolutely beautiful! I would recommend making a visit!
  • An amazing house, an awesome architectural style, a great museum! Hope to go there some day, I really hope!
  • Gorgeous! One can go on a self guided or group tour. Currently the theme is about "Mourning" perhaps it is because we are near Halloween, or just a learning experience. Therefore the house is having a "Victorian Funeral", teaching the customs of that Victorian Era of how a widow would & family would respond when their is a death to a family member. From family customs to social customs to morning fashion. It was not grimm, but very educational. The details in the home, from the architect to the interior decor to the grounds, all are stunning. If you love this era, and enjoy historical sites, this is a must see. Give yourself 2-2.5 hours to enjoy. Then grab the walking tour guide for the neighborhood of beautiful homes, or drive it as well. This would be boring for children under the age if 10, & great even if you were a party if one, like me. Hope this helps,.
  • A beautifully restored Victorian mansion from the 1870's.
  • We had our wedding here and absolutely loved it! Jennifer is fabulous, I coordinate weddings and was amazed at their prices and sweet staff that made our day so special.

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