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Address: 226 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone Number: (207) 729-6606
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The home of the former governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College.

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A must see if you are a Civil War buff. Interesting artifacts and a wonderful tour through his house.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Concord, Ohio
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Concord, Ohio
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A must see if you are a Civil War buff. Interesting artifacts and a wonderful tour through his house.

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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is the home of one of the North's most famous heroes of the Civil War. If you are at all interested in this type of thing, the old house and the stories that are shared by the docent will provide you with a good hour or more of interest and entertainment. Joshua Chamberlain was a classic American hero -... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Toured the Chamberlain house and museum on July 18, 2015. Our tour guide was Steve, and he was very knowledgeable and very informative. He concentrated less on Chamberlain's war record (except in the library) and more on the Chamberlain family and Chamberlain after the war as Governor and President of Bowdoin College. The house is still under restoration after being... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Recent visit not too excited with the house quite interesting that there was another floor added but unfortunately too much info about civil war and not enough house to see for me think was spoilt by seeing skolfield Whittier first, disappointed !

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Gardiner, Maine
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This tour was super informative with many things to see and hear about. Our guide spent a complete hour with us and was very knowledgable . The house was filled with beautiful articheture . Well worth the time and reasonable fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Guided tours rely on the strength of the tour guide. Dan was a wealth of information shared in a way that kept your anticipating the next nugget of information. We were also provided with a map so we could conduct our own walking tour of JLC sites. Everyone was helpful, pleasant and knowledgeable.

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Topsham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We enjoyed our tour of the house several years ago. The second floor was added by Chamberlain some years after the original first floor which is where most of the tour took place. The first floor has glass cases of Chamberlain artifacts including Civil War objects. The tour guide was knowledgable and friendly. There is a donation box, but I... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I enjoyed this house, not only for learning about its most famous occupant, but for the unusual architecture of the home itself (the original first floor became the second floor! Ah, ship builders....). Nice display of artifacts, great tour from a knowledgeable guide. Worth a visit, only takes about an hour.

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Manchester, NH
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

For those who admire Joshua L. Chamberlain, this was his home, with lots of memorabilia and a VERY knowledgeable staff who will tell you everything you could possibly want to know about him.

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Litchfield, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As a Civil War buff and also a long time teacher in the Brunswick school system I have visited the museum several times and have never been disappointed. The last visit was with a senior college class studying Maine Regiments in the Civil War so I was part of a group tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the... More 

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Address: 226 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone Number: (207) 729-6606
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick

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