In an abundance of caution to protect our employees, volunteers, and patrons, the Florida Historical Society is closing to the public from Saturday, March 14, through Saturday, April 4, 2020, the Library of Florida History, The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science, and the Rossetter House Museum and Gardens.

All FHS Administrative and Business offices will remain open and operational during this period.

The Florida Historical Society Caribbean Conference Cruise, scheduled for May 16-23; the Zora in Brevard event on March 28, and the Easter Egg Hunt on April 11 at the Rossetter House Museum and Gardens have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



Guided Historical Tours


Our guided tours of the interior of the Rossetter House Museum include an entertaining and informative discussion of the history of the area and the interesting people who made the history. All tours start across the street in the Roesch House. The hour includes the Rossetter House, Rossetter gardens, the garage, and the Houston family cemetary. The cemetary can be skipped for those who do not wish to make the walk over to it.

$8.00/person, group rates available

Tours are approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour long.

Tours are offered Wednesday-Saturday 11am - 3pm.

For reservations, please email or call 321-254-9855.  Leave your name, number in party and time of tour. Tour times are 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.  Please note that tour times are affected by special events being held on museum property.  

Special events that affect tours will be posted on our welcome page on this website and on our facebook page. The garden portion of the tour can be affected by the weather. In case of rain, the tour will consist of inside of the house museum only and will be at a discount of $6.00.





Group Tours

Groups tours of 10 or more people,
scheduled and paid in advance receive a discounted rate 0f $6/person. Please contact us to schedule a group tour.



Contact us at 321-254-9855