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Address: 92 Hawthorne Street, Lenox, MA 01240
Phone Number: 413 637 0166
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Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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If Artsy, Go.

A secret jewel in the Berkshires. This museum requires a little effort to visit and isn't an ideal family day as I think small kids would find the occasional waits, endless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Tappan, New York
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Tappan, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A secret jewel in the Berkshires. This museum requires a little effort to visit and isn't an ideal family day as I think small kids would find the occasional waits, endless talking and lack of action to be tedious. But for adults and artistically-minded teens, I think it's a treasure. One must park in the carpark and take a golf-cart-trolley... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was nice to see the house but very limiting. The artists themselves where not my favorite modern art style. The house itself seems a very impractical design. I found myself drawn to the parents mansion on the hill more. It is nice that they have artists painting and sharing outside.

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Los Angeles, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

What an amazing place to visit and tour! The surrounding grounds are gorgeous. This former home of Suzy Frelinghuysen and George Morris is a true American gem. The married couple (artists themselves) became involved in promoting, developing and collecting abstract art in the 1930s-40s. At one time, the two were very well-known, but today, not so much. So for me,... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My nephew pointed the way on our visit to the Berkshires to this artists' home and we found it absorbing. I was vaguely familiar with Morris but not Frelinghuysen. Our guide was informative and excellent in guiding us through the house and artworks. (She was patient with our questions.) If you don't have the time to see the film when... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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127 reviews 127 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

So it's true but neither of us knew anything about either of the two artists from this house, but somehow we did expect a little bit more based on other reviews that we read. It wasn't very exciting it wasn't very interesting and our host wasn't very welcoming or even very nice

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Rancho Palos Verdes
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This house and studio tour was very interesting. You tour the house escorted by a docent who is quite knowledgeable about the Frelinghuysens. You can also walk around the very pretty gardens. Parking is a ways away from the actual touring spot. This may be interesting for older children as well as adults. There's a shuttle that will take you... More 

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Hudson, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This museum is an amazing little gem in a 1940's Bauhaus style house located in Lenox Massachusetts right near the grounds of Tanglewood. The collection in the house mostly consists of George and Suzy's works but other master works are scattered throughout the rooms. We went to see the house and studio but before the house tour we sat in... More 

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The architecture, art and furniture are a testimony to Modernism. What a great find. Well worth a visit.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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167 reviews 167 reviews
30 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

While viewing the quintessential New England homes such as The Mount, you must not miss this one. Done in the Bauhaus style, it is totally different from the other homes in the area. Since the owners were also cubist artists, each detail in the home was well thought out. Take time to walk the grounds as well.

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Do go both here and to the Mount, in order to see two very individual and very different approaches to style. The Bauhaus effect here contrasts with Wharton's older and more traditional taste. Here were very rich people who lived extremely well, and thought a great deal about what their interiors should look like. The living room is beautifully proportioned... More 

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