For a glimpse into the opulent 19th-century lifestyle of one of Florida’s wealthiest residents, head intoStetson Mansion, one of Florida's most historic houses and its only Gilded Age mansion. Named “Florida’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction” by TripAdvisor, the private 1886 Victorian estate of J.B. Stetson—the inventor of cowboy hats—offers all-access tours of its styled rooms, decorated hallways, and numerous nooks. Notice the elaborate parquet floors and antique windows. Opt for a grand tour to see more rooms and the tower balcony. One of the more popular rooms, the Zen room—once a schoolhouse and now a cottage—features an original Polynesian ceiling. Tour times are limited and reservations required. Contact the owners in advance. Plan to visit Stetson Mansion during your DeLand vacation using our convenient DeLand trip planner .
Stetson Mansion Reviews
While I have really enjoyed the Christmas decorations tours, the full beauty and history came alive on the Grand Tour. Our guide JoAnne was very knowledgeable and looked after her tour group very well... more »
As a frequent visitor to the Stetson Mansion, I always learn something new when I go on a tour. Yesterday’s visit deepened my knowledge of the Stetson legacy. JoAnn, our tour guide provided a marvelou... more »
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