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Goodwood Museum & Gardens, Tallahassee
(4.6/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
The estate began in the 1830s as a cotton and corn plantation that ultimately encompassed 2,400 acres. The plantation’s agricultural emphasis declined after the Civil War and by the 1880s the remaining 160 acres, home, and garden served as an elegant private residence. In 1911, the house and garden underwent major renovation. The estate’s style and elegance was further enhanced by Goodwood’s owners in the late 1920s. Goodwood is currently restored to this turn-of-the-century Country Estate era, ever mindful of its rich 19th-century history.
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  • The grounds and the home is beautiful! Fully furnished with original furniture and personal items of the 5 different families that had lived there from the 1800's to the 1900's. Wonderful staff that i...  more »
  • We go to special events at Goodwood, and occasionally have enjoyed lunch at its cafe on the grounds. Visitors may feel like they have stepped into a time machine because while it has a fascinating his...  more »
  • This property is truly amazing. The buildings are stunning, so much history from the time of huge plantations in the late 1800's. Beautiful grounds, enormous Live Oak trees everywhere, cypress moss, g...  more »
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  • I've attended several fundraisers and awards dinners here, and I've always been impressed with the ground and the staff. It's a great place for events.
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  • Love this place, as a wedding photographer you want a place with variety and good lighting. There is plenty of space here for a wide range of photos. Plus their customer service is amazing and the food at Fanny's is delicious. The museum is filled with an exhausted amount of details/information. I am from Montreal, Canada and I look forward to visit again and to do more weddings at this venue.
  • The service was amazing there was no wait.
  • We read about this house in a guide book, which is on a tourist drive through old cotton country, which the curator was interested in as he didn't know it was in there. The staff are really helpful and on the guided tour he described many items within the household and grounds. If you are in the Tallahassee area, take a half day out and take a look around the house, out buildings and gardens. Immerse yourself in the middle of the 19th Century. you will not be disappointed!