Nathaniel Russell House

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

This beautiful Neoclassical house, built in 1809, is maybe the best historic home open for tours in a city dripping with history. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

Its grand beauty is proof of the immense wealth Russell accumulated as one of the city's leading merchants. Full review →


Frommer's 34

The excellent guided tours provide context not only about the Russell family, but also the enslaved African Americans. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The 1808 Federal-style house is noted especially for its spectacular, self-supporting spiral staircase and lush English gardens. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Flanked by a formal English garden, Nathaniel Russell's Federal-style residence was completed in 1808. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

On lower Meeting Street, the circa-1808 Nathaniel Russell House has the most impressive curved staircase I’ve ever seen. Full review →



Set amid spacious gardens, the Russell House is widely recognized as one of America’s most important Neoclassical dwellings Full review →

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