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Stetson Mansion

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Amazing tour and intriguing!

Brought my girlfriend and we were blown away! Such a beautifully decorated mansion. Jo anne and jt... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cruiser14445607554
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A True Christmas Spectacular

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Stenson mansion in DeLand, Florida. Our tour guide, JoAnn... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lkay32
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Stetson Mansion is a spectacular Victorian mansion built for famed hat maker and philanthropist John B Stetson in 1886. Situated right between Orlando and Daytona in DeLand makes it convenient for all visiting the central Florida area. This is...more
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1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brought my girlfriend and we were blown away! Such a beautifully decorated mansion. Jo anne and jt were a delight and will definitely be going back to see what is in store for next year! Thank you for the warm atmosphere and getting us in...More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for joining one of our Christmas Spectacular tours, so glad that we were able to blow you bogh away, awesome compliment! This incredible mansion and landmark is very special any time of the year but at Christmas it is truly magical. JoAnn and...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Stenson mansion in DeLand, Florida. Our tour guide, JoAnn, wonderfully led our tour of the mansion. We toured the house during the Christmas Spectacular season. The Christmas decorations were amazing and really put you in the Christmas spirit....More

Thank Lkay32
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

And we thoroughly enjoyed welcoming you my friend! JoAnn is a tour guide superstar and her tours are stellar because she leads them with sincere passion and unending joy. Thank you for visiting during my favorite time of the year and for helping us spread...More

Reviewed yesterday

LT has outdone himself with his wonderful display of natural decorations and priceless antiques. This is a house everyone should see both decorated for Christmas and also in its undressed state. He came to address our group, thanking us for visiting his home. This is...More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

That is so kind of you, thank you very much for joining us for some Christmas cheer! I know it's our home but I really do believe that it is one of the most magical places I have ever had the pleasure to spend the...More

Reviewed yesterday

.Each room in the mansion is decorated using a different theme. As I walked through each room I was inspired to go home and replicate just one or two variations in my own home. In each room I found one special and favorite item, that...More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I am thrilled to read that I was able to provide some design inspiration for you my friend, thank you so much for including us in your holiday celebrations. Christmas is a very special time of year and the mansion is a very special home...More

Reviewed yesterday

The owners of the Stetson Mansion have once again gone above and beyond with the beautiful Christmas display. This was our 2nd Christmas visit since moving to DeLand and we are amazed at the beauty and work that they do. A must see.More

Thank Donna F
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Donna! It is always nice to share the mansion with DeLand locals because after all this is part of your DeLand history and heritage. I appreciate you returning for the second year and hope that a visit to the Stetson Mansion will be...More

Reviewed yesterday

This was definitely worth the two hour drive. Fabulous decorations and great tour. Well organised and not too many people in each group. We will certainly visit again as they change the decorations each year.More

Thank Lynne N
JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Lynne thanks for making the long drive to visit the mansion at this very special time of year, we are grateful for your visit and your 5 STAR words review. It's different every year and although I may invite designers to join me next year...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was able to have my nephew's wife tour the mansion with me. Our guide was very interesting and thoughtful of the guests. My favorite is always when J. T. stops y to say "hello". His decorating talent never ceases to amaze me. I have...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hearing about this home on NPR, I was not familiar with the mansion (though I come from a heavy history background) but having a family who loves Christmas and traditional architecture, I decided to take a chance and visit the mansion right before the Thanksgiving...More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded today

I would like to thank you and your family for taking the time to tour the Stetson Mansion during our Christmas Spectacular, so glad you took a chance on us! Christmas is a very reverent and special time of year for us here at the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Stetson Mansion is a unique historical gem in Deland Florida. Artfully and painstakingly restored to its "Gilded Age" glory. I took my High School class and they loved it.More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I remember dropping in the dining room to say hello to the students, I hope they did well in the competition. Thank you for allowing us to share all the history and architecture with you and your students. I believe that art, culture and history...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

JP always comes up with a new theme that translates throughout the mansion. Marcia was an excellent guide, pleasant and informative. This is our third year visiting at Christmas time. Never disappointed.More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you my friend, we are so honored to welcome back guests who have made it a family tradition to visit the Stetson Mansion at Christmas. Marcia does a fantastic and leads her tours with a sincere passion and joy making for a guaranteed memorable...More

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Response from Joan S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but if you write to the Stetson Mansion, attention of Michael, he will answer any questions.
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Not aware of veteran discount, but vets are honored by the owners of the mansion. The home and tour is wonderful.
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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
There is one "real" bathroom, near the entrance. It is a single, very small. And then two portalets, see reviews above -- they say clean, but no running water, just hand sanitizers. This is my only drawback for this... More
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