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Woodruff-Fontaine House

680 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105-4902
+1 901-526-1469
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Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum Admission
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An elegant, 16-room mansion built in 1870 and featuring period furnishings and mannequins displaying the fashions of the era.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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680 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105-4902
+1 901-526-1469
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The tour guide had a vast amount of knowledge of the house, the family, and the city of Memphis. You will find on the tour that this house was restored as it was vacant for many years (and even had vagrants living in it). The...More

Thank Courtney V
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Tour included history of home, area, and time period. Very interesting. Should be included in you Memphis tour.

Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We visited one Sunday afternoon. Guide was very informative. Amazing some of the pieces they have. Worth a visit

Thank T G
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I have lived in Memphis for many years & have never been inside the Victorian Homes. Our tour guide was Jennifer!! She was awesome!! She had sooooo much history & interesting stories to tell!! I was very impressed with her knowledge & love for history...More

Thank Debi M
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The house is gorgeous. We had a wonderful tour guide who was very knowledgeable. It will take you back in time to an era of opulence. If you love history don't miss this!

Thank J T
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We went on the tour of this house and were so pleased. The young lady who gave the tour was so interesting she new so many details and facts. She never rushed you through the tour and answered all our questions. The house is just...More

Thank ebarone344
Reviewed 26 May 2016

My husband and I toured the Woodruff-Fontaine House on a weekday afternoon with about four other adults and a child who was much better behaved than some of his caretakers. The house was beautiful, and it has an interesting history. However, our guide, while friendly,...More

Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you like furnished historical homes, this is for you. The house is fully furnished and guides explain everything. I enjoyed it very much.

Thank Leanna I
Reviewed 9 May 2016

After we arrived, our tour guide, a 96 year old lady filled us in on the history of this mansion. She deferred to a younger guide who took us up 3 more floors and further into the top of the tower you can see in...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I toured this house on a Wednesday with a friend. We had the quintessential old Southern woman give us our first part of the tour. Her name is Ruth and she is 95!!!! What an amazing woman and how very cool to listen to the...More

Thank Susan D
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28 January 2015|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
I loved the vist to this mansion. We had visited the Slave/Haven home just prior - which was only a mile or two from here - so it was interested to go from there to here and the what a difference. Both were of course a... More
Georgene J
17 January 2015|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
On their website their hours are closed Monday and Tuesday and open Tuesday - Sunday from Noon - 4 PM. The admission was $10 for adults. We called first to make sure since it was during the holiday season. There was no... More
Georgene J
17 January 2015|
Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
It's $10 per person and the hours are noon to 4:00 Wednesday through Sunday. Most Entertainment Books have a buy one get free coupon on them.