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Address: 161 Park Row, Brunswick, ME
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Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A time-capsule museum that is located in a 17-room sea captain's house.

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Wonderful surprise

We are old house buffs and this was a real treat. We had a guide for just the two of us and she was very knowledgable about the house and its history. One gets the impression... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
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Leland, North Carolina
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Poperinge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A fascinating visit, three generations of the same family lived in the house and it would seem that nothing was ever thrown away. The last generation of three sisters never married or had children so the last surviving one left the house to the local history society. Our docent Barbara was very good and obviously loves the house and her... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We are old house buffs and this was a real treat. We had a guide for just the two of us and she was very knowledgable about the house and its history. One gets the impression that the inhabitants moved out the day before and were a little messy. Lots of history here with great examples of living in the... More 

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Loved this tour. We had a great tour guide and it was such a treat to see a house exactly as it was lived in.

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Brunswick, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

No museum you'll ever see will leave the impression you'll get as a result of visiting this attraction. It is simply unique and completely indescribable. You just will not be prepared for what you will see, because it is so hard to imagine the mentality that created it all. Impress and amaze your friends by taking them for a visit... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Wonderful Victorian home in downtown Brunswick, little changed since it was built around the Civial War. Donated to the local historical society "as is" by descendents of the original family.

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Berea, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This is really two houses joined together, and one side is still set up the way it was when the family left nearly a century ago. There are wonderful antiques and mementoes of a bygone era here, and it was also the home of both a sea captain and the doctor who ushered in modern forensic science. (Frank Whittier began... More 

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Falmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Great Victorian house in Brunswick - built and lived in by one family until 1980's (?). House is jammed packed with personal furniture and items left by the last sister who lived there and who left the house to the historical society. You will enjoy it as it is left nearly as it was lived in.

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Additional Information about Skolfield-Whittier House

Address: 161 Park Row, Brunswick, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
Open Hours:
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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