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Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony

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Address: 67 East Rd, Adams, MA 01220-9728
Phone Number: +1 413-743-7121
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. Is a not-for-profit...

The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. Is a not-for-profit corporation, dedicated to preserving the birthplace and raising public awareness of the wide-ranging legacy of the great social reformer, Susan B. Anthony, who was a pioneering feminist and suffragist as well as a noteworthy figure in the abolitionist, opposition to Restellism (opposition to abortion), and temperance movements of the 19th century. As part of its mission, the Museum will highlight the familial and regional influences which shaped Ms.Anthony's early life, by displaying the textiles and furnishings of that period, as well as the literature and other memorabilia associated with her later career.

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Trying to teach my children about the debt we owe the suffragettes. I can't believe women have had the right to vote for less than 100 years!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trying to teach my children about the debt we owe the suffragettes. I can't believe women have had the right to vote for less than 100 years!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As we were driving home from the Natural Bridge, my sister saw the sign for Susan B. Anthony Birthplace. I've lived in Massachusetts my whole life and never knew she was born here. We did stop, but we did not go into the house. We had to get back home for various reasons, which is why we couldn't go inside.... More 

Thank KathyVaillan
Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Admission prices were: $6.00 - Adults $4.00 - Seniors $3.00 - Students Free - Children 6 & Under: On the tour of the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, one learns that she was born in 1820 in this federal-style home on a country road. She lived there until 1827. Fast forward to her adult life when she moved from Philadelphia... More 

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Colleen J, Manager at Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate all feedback; we are glad to see you enjoyed your visit. Hope you enjoy the rest of your travels in the Berkshires. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I popped in spit of the moment. SO glad we did. I love lovr love history & touring old houses. We have done so many over the years. I have to say, this was probably the best tour I have ever been on. Colleen gave us a full guided tour, highly recommended! I learned so much. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

My husband and I stopped at the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum. It was a quiet day and we had the small home/museum to ourselves. The director acted as our docent and gave us options for a self-tour, audio-tour or a guided tour by her. I highly recommend the fully guided tour. There were many stories enthusiastically told that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at SBABM today. Was pleasantly surprised that there were additions to exhibits since our last visit 2 years ago.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Nice, small museum highlighting Ms. Anthony's early years and chronicling her life as well. Worth the visit if you're in the area, and easy to do in an hour.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

A small house, where she lived until she was six or seven. Not prepossessing, but interesting. Our docent was new, and not super informative, but pleasant and she tried. Others are more erudite.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We arrived on a Sunday afternoon and had a guide with just 3 of us. Yet, he took time to explain the simple home, the history of Suan B Anthony's family and the many causes she was involved with-- abolition, temperance, women's rights, Restellism. There is also information on others involved in the movements. There is only one actual artifact... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great place to learn about the women's rights movement in this country. Not just about Susan B. Anthony but also about a number of other women who were an important part of the movement. Still amazing that it took 150 years from our founding before women could vote. Lots of reading involved here about Susan's early history and then about... More 

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