Operating Hours & Seasons

Park Sites To Close March 17
Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and recommendations from state and local public health officials in consultation with National Public Health Service Officers, all sites of the Natchez National Historical Park, including Melrose and the William Johnson House, are temporarily closed to the public as of noon, March 17, 2020. Updates will be posted to this website and through social media channels.

Melrose Estate
Melrose Estate is open every day except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

The estate's grounds and gardens are open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Guided tours of the Melrose mansion are offered daily at:
10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.

The William Johnson House
The William Johnson House is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch.

Effective March 4, 2018 the William Johnson House site will not open until 12:00 p.m. on Sundays and will close at 5:00 p.m.

The William Johnson House is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Natchez Visitor Center
The Natchez Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The visitor center is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Fort Rosalie
Fort Rosalie site is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Last updated: March 17, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

640 South Canal Street
Suite E

Natchez, MS 39120

Phone:

(601) 446-5790
Hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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