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Address: 227 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06106
Phone Number: 860-521-5362
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Birthplace of the author of the Webster dictionary.

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Excellent for History Buffs

For anyone wanting to delve further into the origins of our wonderful country and especially life in the colonial times and the development of our language, go no further than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
JMichael H
West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

For anyone wanting to delve further into the origins of our wonderful country and especially life in the colonial times and the development of our language, go no further than this excellent House. The tours were very good and not too long and there are plenty of helpful staff people to answer questions; a good bookstore; also many special events... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

I'm a fan of Noah Webster, so I already knew a bit about him and also about historical homes like this. Therefore, a lot of the information was repetitive for me. Either way, it is a good attraction that has been updated for kid activities and an intro movie about Webster.

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

They offer interesting functions and lectures. Lots of history in this building. Unfortunately the parking is just horrendous.

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New Britain, Connecticut
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A great part of history and dictionary all over the world! One man can change the world! A great place to take the kids.

1 Thank TheVoiceofCT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Take everyone you know to see Noah's childhood home and see first hand a colonial home set up as of 1774-- as the colonists were getting ready to become independent. So many items are original to the 18th century and visit the kitchen garden, too.

2 Thank rosier49
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262 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was very impressed by the quality of the exhibits and the excellent maintenance of the museum. It also has modern meeting facilities. Well worth a visit.

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very interesting exhibits, beautiful house and the tour guide and staff very friendly. Don't forget to ask for a discount as seniors, students and AAA get in for $4.

Thank mler13
North Carolina
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

the tour guide, boyce, is an 82 year old man who has been doing this for 18 years. his knowledge of what it took to manage a household at that time is encyclopaedic. a couple female staff were so engrossed in a personal conversation that i was ignored for 15 minutes after paying the entry fee at reception. they were... More 

Thank Terry C
Noah W, Museum staff at Noah Webster House, responded to this review

We're so sorry to hear there was some confusion about the sequence of your visit! Visitors normally go straight from checking in at the Welcome Desk to watching the introductory video or joining a tour. We take customer service very seriously and thank you for your review! More 

Newton, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

5 Stars for the West Hartford Hauntings tour of the North Cemetery during the month of October. Lantern-led tour with costumed interpreters/actors telling you about real Hartford residents buried in the cemetery. A lot of fun for all ages, and also very informative. The house is a 4-5 star attraction for children, with many interesting objects, and many you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I took my two daughters on the Hauntings tour last year. We enjoyed it so much that we are definitely looking forward to going on the tour again this year. The actors – both children and adults - did a great job portraying characters in West Hartford history. The setting in the North Cemetery of West Hartford was certainly spooky.... More 

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