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General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier

30 High St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3437
+1 207-354-8062
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History comes alive

Despite driving past here for years I had never visited and was so glad I finally did. We took a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zosia B
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Mons, Belgium
via mobile
A great place for history buffs

This is a very well-run small museum dedicated to the life and work of a little known (or little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
EssexPl
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Naples, FL
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30 High St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3437
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite driving past here for years I had never visited and was so glad I finally did. We took a guided tour of the mansion with Mary was fantastic. It was interesting and she obviously loves her job. As an added bonus there was a...More

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very well-run small museum dedicated to the life and work of a little known (or little remembered) American, Henry Knox, the first Secretary of War under George Washington and the man who Fort Knox is named for, as well as the county...More

Thank EssexPl
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

History buffs would love this place. The general public should love it to. It's a cool mansion to explore on your own or with a guide. We see it everytime we drive into town to visit the parents and it gives me a sense of...More

Thank glorijane w
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a museum with exceptional history. We didn't realize that Henry Knox was a pivotal General for George Washington. He contributed to the history of our great land.

Thank Shirley L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited the Knox Museum last week while staying in the Port Clyde area on vacation. I knew a little about General Knox, but learned several interesting new details about his life and times from our tour of the museum. The reception and tour staff...More

Thank WaterBuffalo2
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The mansion is something you can't help notice on your way through town, so don't be among those who just don't bother to stop. For a history buff it is must and especially for anyone interest in the Revolutionary years. Most interesting architectural features are...More

Thank mandiandmike
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Great tour! Staff and curator are incredibly knowledgeable. It is definitely worth the trip if you are in the area, and a perfect rainy day activity.

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

After passing this museum numerous times on our trips through Thomaston, we decided to make it our destination on June 1st. We were so glad that we did. We learned so much history from the curator who led our tour and also enjoyed speaking with...More

Thank janenbill2016
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I have to tell you that our recent visit to the Knox Museum was great. The tour was led by the director of Collections, Matt Hansbury and he was generous with his time and knowledge. A group of us who enjoy history had a great...More

2  Thank schifilliti
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Limited hours so plan ahead. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the home and the history of the family and area of the time. Interesting visit. Plan about an hour.

1  Thank jandj912
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