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Address: 295 West Avenue, Mathews Park, Norwalk, CT 06850
Phone Number: 203-838-9799
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A beautiful mansion

Great guides who know a lot about the history of the mansion and the people who lived there. Parking right on site. Easy access from I-95. This mansion has beautiful wood... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great guides who know a lot about the history of the mansion and the people who lived there. Parking right on site. Easy access from I-95. This mansion has beautiful wood carvings, furnishings and makes you feel like you can understand what it was to live during that time period.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I took 39 students on a field trip to the Mansion. We first had a pre-presentation at school then our field trip was schedule for the next couple of days. My students learn about the Mansion, history of Norwalk, and the time period of the Mansion owners. We learn about the history of Norwalk also what was going on In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had seen this mansion multiple times but recently visited before seeing an evening concert. Such a lovely surprise just an hour away from NYC. The guided tour is imperative- tells an interesting story that started in the 1860s, more than twenty years ahead of the Vanderbilt mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. It's even more majestic during the holiday season (Thanksgiving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I hadn't been back to Lockwood Matthews mansion since 2001. Boy was I surprised at how much work has been done to restore this mansion. The mansion was beautiful although the guide my group had wasn't helpful or interested in us. But other friends had different guides earlier and said they were very informative. To my delight the ground were... More 

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Orlando
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This semi- restored mansion gives a very interesting slice of history to the visitor. It is also a famous movie set. Be sure to see it at Christmas, or go to a 'tea' or ice cream social. An inexpensive way to spend a few hours and learn some fun facts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's hard to believe that this mansion was at one time slated for demolition by the city. Thank goodness preservationists stepped in and saved it. It's absolutely amazing that the original floors, woodwork, handsomely painted ceilings, and some of the original 1860's stenciling survived. They are continuing the long, arduous, and expensive task of bringing this mansion back but it's... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

One of the first mansions built in the US. Still being restored, the tour is very worthwhile. They don't let you take inside pictures. Opening April 2015 again for season with some new renovations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This beautiful home is being restored and a visit will give you a great history of the area. They have seasonal displays at the holidays and a summer 'tea'. Great for adults.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I’ve been to this mansion a few times over the past few years. It is a very nice place. The one thing I do not like is that you cannot take pictures inside (you used to be able to). They decorated the place beautifully over Christmas throughout the first floor. Alas, no picture taking allowed and they only had one... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The mansion is stunning! I know they have recently had a few construction projects that prohibit certain areas of the house to be viewed, but this is really a gem in Norwalk. Once you learn the history of the mansion and the difficulties the historical society has endured to make this what it is, you find yourself really rooting for... More 

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Address: 295 West Avenue, Mathews Park, Norwalk, CT 06850
Phone Number: 203-838-9799
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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