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Delightful tour.

Beautiful home with historical furnishings. We visited first thing in the morning on September... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Rosilyn2016
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Historic Captain's home

This 1840 house is furnished as it would have been during the life of Captain Hallet and is... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
aablodgett
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Lebanon, CT
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Tried to visit this home while on the Cape. It said online that the home was open through October 15th. Despite the fact that we tried to visit on Friday the 12th, the house was closed and the phone message said it was closed for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Beautiful home with historical furnishings. We visited first thing in the morning on September 13th. The docent was knowledgeable and friendly, sharing details on the displays. Very educational and entertaining hour. So many beautiful items. The lace and silk tablecloth in the dining room was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This 1840 house is furnished as it would have been during the life of Captain Hallet and is operated by the local historical society. There are displays of art, navigational equipment and ship models. The docents give a detailed tour. Be sure to see the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were the first to arrive when it opened. That led to basically having a personal tour of the house. Dan our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the history and people come alive. Wonderful rooms filled with beautiful items. Coming up for their...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This place was great! We had a tour guide named Dan who was excellent. Very informative. A lot of great information about the area and the various sea captains that lived there. 15 dollars for 3 adults and 3 kids. Highly recommend

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The enthusiastic tour guides covered the history and a mystery or two, upstairs and downstairs. As is often the case with tours, it's the side comments that may be the most revealing. Two people on the tour with us said they were from the neighboring...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Right across from the Edward Gorey house is this fascinating how historic home. There were three nautical families here over time and the home is full of period furniture and pieces including a lockable hat box and lockable tea chest, a glass decorative walking stick...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I found this museum very interesting especially if you get a docent who brings it to life for you. Interesting portraits and stories of the different captains and their wives. Proclamations by Abraham Lincoln and James Madison on display.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We opted to skip the beach on our last day and spent some time exploring the area. My boyfriend has an interest in maritime history so we stopped by the Captain Bangs Hallet House for a tour. Our docent was very knowledgable and we learned...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank SweetPea
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was on my friends, "I've always wanted to do this" list. We were lucky to have a small group of six on the tour and this was the perfect size. The house was air conditioned so that made it nice on one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Response from Rosilyn2016 | Reviewed this property |
We took a short walk through the backyard, but didn't see a trail. The docent, who was very knowledgeable about the property, didn't mention a trail, but he did say that the property included 5 acres behind it that one of... More
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jeanamaria
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Response from Rosilyn2016 | Reviewed this property |
We visited the museum in September and the House was open from Thursday - Sunday with tours at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00, but those hours were only good through mid-October. Not sure if it is open during the winter.
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