Frequently Asked Questions

We are open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11am-4pm.

Tours are held at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. The cutoff time for the 3pm tour is 3:15.

A historic tour is $8 per person. There is a discounted rate of $6 for group tours of 10 or more people. To schedule a group tour, please contact the Site Manager at or call 321-254-9855. Payments for group tours must be made a week in advance.


Do I have to call to schedule a tour?
Normally no, however for groups over six we ask that you call ahead.

You can park in either of our parking lots. The first is located at the corner of Highland Ave. and Old Oak street next to our offices. The second parking lot is located on Hector St. just north of the Rossetter House.

Yes. Everything in the house except the curtains are items either owned by Mr. and Mrs. Rossetter or collected by their daughers Caroline and Ella who lived in the house through adulthood.

Yes, pictures taking is allowed on the tour.

Is the house on the US National Registry?

The James Wadsworth Rossetter House is a historic U.S. home in Melbourne, Florida. It is located at 1328 Houston Street. On July 27, 2005, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.