Main House Tour Times

Tuesday-Friday at
10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, and 2:30pm

Saturdays at

10:00am, 11:30am, and 1:00pm

Main House Tour
2015 Admission Prices

Goodwood Members: Free

General Admission: $12
Active Military, Seniors &
Students (w/ID): $10
Children (6-12): $6
Groups of 10 or more: $8/person

Cash, Checks & Credit Cards Accepted

The Main House, which is now open to the public as a museum, was built circa 1840. One of the finest antebellum plantation houses ever built in this region, it features some of the earliest fresco ceilings in Florida. The collections and furnishings are all original to the house.


The collections at Goodwood reflect a variety of eras and tastes. For different reasons, from the middle of the 19th century on, the owners of Goodwood left their furniture, furnishings and many of their personal effects behind when vacating the property. As a result, the integrity of the collections at Goodwood is extraordinary. For those interested in fine furniture, porcelain, textiles, glassware, art and more there is a treat waiting for you.  Meeks, Belter, Phyfe, Baccarat, Tiffany, and more are represented in the collections.

Goodwood is extremely fortunate to be able to accurately represent the interior of the Main House in its early twentieth century appearance due to our extensive photograph library.  As guests tour the Main House the rooms are displayed just as they were in the years surrounding World War I.  It’s as if you’ve just arrived on the property as a privileged guest of Mrs. Tiers or Mrs. Hodges, and they are awaiting you just through the next door!

Click Here to view photos of our collections

When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight, nor for present use alone; let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for; and let us think...that a time is to come when men will say, “See, this our fathers did for us!”

John Ruskin, 1848
Goodwood Museum and Gardens, Inc. is a registered, 501(c)3 public charity. Gifts to Goodwood Museum and Gardens, Inc. are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

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