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Safford House Museum

23 Parkin Ct, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3235
+1 727-937-1130
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A must see in Tarpon Springs

Step back in history to see how the founders of the town lived and an excellent tour by well... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
Julie E
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
A Touch of Tarpon Springs History

This is a lovely historic home near downtown Tarpon Springs. Tour guides were friendly and... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
Year_of_Tiger
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Florida
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23 Parkin Ct, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3235
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+1 727-937-1130
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Step back in history to see how the founders of the town lived and an excellent tour by well informed docents. Can't wait to take my Grandchildren to the Victorian Christmas.

Thank Julie E
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

This is a lovely historic home near downtown Tarpon Springs. Tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. Gives you a feel for the area. We enjoyed our visit. It is open to the public Wednesdays and Fridays from 11-3 so plan accordingly.

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

This hidden gem was an excellent find. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly - giving lots of tidbits of the history of the home and the area.

Thank Betty C
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Reviewed December 28, 2016

This 19th century Victorian home is open to the public year round. However, you should mark your calendar for mid-December when (for two days only) the Safford Family invite you to join them for a Victorian Christmas Celebration. The home gets decorated for the holidays...More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed June 12, 2016

We toured this home which had been moved from its original foundation. Our family learned some history of this family and former Florida governor. The house has alot of historical time period pieces in it.

Thank Stacy A
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

We love seeing old houses, so this was a great trip for us. A docent led our tour and we learned a lot about the house, as well as about the early history of Tarpon Springs. The cost was only $3 and the hours are...More

Thank Sally W
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

I have been a docent here for 13 years (ever since it opened) We give tours Wednesdays and Fridays and impart historical information. The family were early settlers of Tarpon Springs. The house has been restored to it's original grandeur.

Thank bwwtarpon
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Reviewed January 21, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this interesting historic site. It is small but very interesting and our guide pointed out many things that may have gone unnoticed. I think all the tours are with a guide and because one is chaperoned, it allows almost unfettered...More

Thank sam154980
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Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a cool place to visit in Tarpon Spring to learn about local history, including this house and its owners. It helps that my mother is docent there, and she gives great tours, since she is also a docent at Heritage Village, another historical...More

1  Thank Vicky K
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Reviewed February 22, 2015

This 2 story home with wrap around porches on first and second floors is a hidden treasure with a story about development in Tarpon Springs. Appropriate furnishings especially the lace curtains on windows and doors re-made in Scotland. Only open on wednesday and friday from...More

3  Thank DianneWheatley
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