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Henry Morrison Flagler Museum

1 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480
561 655 2833
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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Palm Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, History Museums
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Henry Flagler's 73-room mansion which contains many of the original furnishings as well as an art collection.
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Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Loved the museum. Don't miss the museum book store. Lots of wonderful books and special pieces. Enjoyed High Tea. It was fine but wasn't my all time favorite. The view was fabulous. A great place to pause and reflect.

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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Toured the museum with a tour guide named China. She knew her stuff and made the history of Whitehall come alive. I would definitely recommend this. A 5000 square feet entry hall is just the beginning.

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Naples, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We took the self guided tour with the audio information vs a guided tour. Our experience at other venues is that one can go at your own pace and cover more aspects that are offered.

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Locust Valley, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My husband and I read the book- "Last Train to Paradise"- which is the historical novel about how Henry Flagler built the train from Jacksonville to Key West FL. This is an amazing story! Worth a read. We were inspired to visit "Whitehall"- Flaglers Home in Palm Beach. It was recently completed renovated and they did an incredible job- we... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I am a US History teacher and a local; I absolutely love finding gems such as Flagler Museum close to home. This museum is a truly stunning home of Henry Flagler, the railroad giant of FL, that gives you the perfect idea of what life was like for the wealthy during the Gilded Age of American History. I recommend you... More

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Attended a wedding at The Flagler Museum in March this year. It was absolutely stunning, surrounded by such elegant and rich history.....and rich in history! An absolute must for travelers and tourists, and anyone living in Florida who has never seen it! Tours available of the mansion which is fascinating and lovely!

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

One of the most beautiful homes I have had the opportunity to visit...Whitehall is the home that Henry Flagler built for his bride and he spared no expense or detail. You will be amazed at the features and construction of this home. His personal railcar is also on display here at Whitehall. Allow plenty of time to enjoy and explore... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If opulence has a word it must be Henry Flagler. His vision for the country as well as the castle he built in Palm Beach is remarkable. The house is outstanding the decorations remarkable and the tour completely enjoyable. A trip to West Palm Beach and Palm Beach is simply not complete unless you visit this remarkable opulent home and... More

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The place is amazing, hard to believe people really live like that. It is taken care of and was nice to be able to take your own tour at your own pace.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The house is a display of wealth at the turn of the 20 century. Limited furnishing, upstairs has more and is better equipped. Tour tells about Flagler, tour guide did very good informing about Flagler and that is most of the tour. It was informative.

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