Waterhouse Residence Museum
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DISCOVER - ENGAGE - INSPIRE

Rediscover the Beauty of Victorian Florida

Waterhouse-Residence-MuseumBring your tour of Maitland history “home” with a visit to the Historic Waterhouse Residence Museum.  Built in 1884 by pioneer settler and builder William H. Waterhouse as a home for his family. This house has been beautifully restored to reflect the way of life enjoyed by a middle class family during the late Victorian period.  Enjoy a guided tour by a trained docent, where your first step into the foyer is a step into the past, when Florida heart of pine was turned by hand to form an Eastlake staircase; when visitors came “calling,” card in hand, and engaged in conversation seated upon furnishings stuffed with horsehair and wood-wool.  You can almost hear the rustle of Mrs. Waterhouse’s starched skirts on the stair and smell the fragrance of orange blossoms from the groves in bloom in 1884.

Contact Info
820 Lake Lily Drive
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 407.629.1532
Office: 407.539.2181
Museum Hours
Thursday - Sunday
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
*Closed Major Holidays
Admission
(includes the Carpentry Shop Museum)
Adults: $3.00
Seniors (55 & older): $2.00
Children (4-18 years): $2.00
Children (3 & under): FREE
Members: FREE
 
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