We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Webb Deane Stevens Museum

211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109
860-529-0612
Website
Update attraction details
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
29 visitor photos
Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    8
    6
    0
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Knowledgable and entertaining docents - three beautiful early American homes - delightful gift shop!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Wethersfield preserves its memories to share with visitors (and has a gift shop for restless children). Remember to enjoy the gardens of established perennial beds and substantial trees throughout town.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the families who built these homes and the roles they played in helping to form our country. The three homes are side by side and furnished simply but with an eye towards historical accuracy. Conveniently located downtown, directly across from Lucky Lou's Restaurant. Beautiful town with a great deal of historical significance.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

A 'follower of presidents,' I was drawn to this museum because Washington visited here to meet with Rochambeau to plan the Yorktown offensive against Cornwallis in 1781. Earlier, another future president, John Adams, was entertained at the Deane house. I was privileged to have one of their fine docents, Phil, guide me through these three jewels of colonial architecture. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Greenwich, Connecticut
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I had been to the Webb Deane Stevens Museum over the summer. It was a nice tour, but nowhere as entertaining as the "Witchcraft and Tombstones" Tour that I joined in on Saturday, October 20th. And what a beautiful day it was. It had to be about 70 degrees, with the perfect amount of sun and wind. Could not have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The three houses are authentic and well preserved examples of 18th C American domestic architecture and all are furnished in period style. These are not reconstructions but the real thing! See them.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Australia
Top Contributor
511 reviews 511 reviews
308 attraction reviews
443 helpful votes 443 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Part of four historical museum buildings to visit while in the town of Old Wethersfield, this tour should be on your 'must do' list. In other words you will want to plan a day or weekend here to see into its historical past. Wethersfield is post card beautiful with tree-lined streets, lanes and many quaint buildings in the area to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Three very interesting historic houses in quaint Old Wethersfield.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

This is an under visited gem for those interested in colonial history.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Nestled in a small New England town, this is a very informative museum.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Webb Deane Stevens Museum also viewed

 

Been to Webb Deane Stevens Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Webb Deane Stevens Museum, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing