Season Schedule

Open all year with guided tours.
Tuesday- Sunday: 10a - 5p. (Closed Monday.)

Tours begin at 15 minutes past the hour. (Last tour at 4:15p.)


Tour Information & Admission

Tours run approximately 45-60 minutes and begin at the Bindery/Gift Shop.

Guided Tour Admission:
Adults: $10.00
Students: $5.00
Free Admission to APHN members

Self Guided Garden Walk (Does not include House Tour):
Adults: $5.00
Students: $3.00
Free Admission to APHN Members


Tour Operators, Large Group Visits, and School Field Trips

We gladly welcome all bus tours and school groups. For more information on special group arrangements, unique tour themes, and to make reservations contact Melrose Plantation at 318-379-0055, email or you can now fill out a tour request form online.

We've also prepared a special assortment of educational materials that can be incorporated into school field trips. If you would like to receive a digital copy of these materials, click here.

Holiday Closings

Easter Sunday, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day.



Melrose is located just 15 miles from Natchitoches at 3533 Hwy 119, Melrose LA 71452.


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We are proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. We welcome all National Trust members to receive a $2.00 discount off of admission and 10% off of Gift Shop purchases when visiting our site. Visit for more information.