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Historic house with Victorian charm.

From the minute you walk into the parlor you can feel the old style of Victorian living. Floor to... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Andy S
A GENUINE ASBURY PARK TREASURE, HIGHLY RECOMMEND

The Crane house (former home of writer Stephen Crane) is one of the great culture hubs of the area... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2017
TheBPlot
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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Aug 6, 2018
“Historic house with Victorian charm.”
Jan 25, 2017
“A GENUINE ASBURY PARK TREASURE, HIGHLY RECOMMEND”
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

From the minute you walk into the parlor you can feel the old style of Victorian living. Floor to wall windows, wallpapered ceilings and walls. Upstairs, the Library is full of historic articles and books across from the archive room. The rest of the house...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

The Crane house (former home of writer Stephen Crane) is one of the great culture hubs of the area. The highly-curated programming is original, special, and smart. You will leave an event happier and more enlightened than when you came. Everyone who walks through the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank TheBPlot
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Asbury Park has lost so many landmarks over the past 20 years and it is a very sad statement to a once historical town. The Stephen Crane House is one bright spot. I am happy that it has been saved.

Date of experience: August 2015
5  Thank Mike K
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Let's all pitch in and save THE CRANE HOUSE!! So much of the original Asbury Park treasures have been forgotten and destroyed...this is one of the originals...a first.., the oldest house in Asbury Park and so full of history--most notably-- THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE....More

Date of experience: August 2014
5  Thank Sasha W
Reviewed November 29, 2011

Thanks to Frank D'Alessandro, Crane House's present owner, the Crane House continues to be a surprise. A lovely, quaint, peaceful oasis in the midst of .... Asbury Park. Frank is a very talented and knowledgeable gentleman, very welcoming and charming. It is so obvious that...More

Date of experience: October 2011
4  Thank SteamyDelicious
Reviewed June 5, 2011

Don't waste your time on this. The homes next door are much nicer AND have been lovingly restored but not this place. Avoid, folks!!!!

4  Thank dcs1256
Reviewed March 6, 2011

A labor of love, the Stephen Crane House has been lovingly restored and lovingly maintained by Mr. D, the owner/curator. Donations are welcome. Used for community events like vintage film fests or special yuletide programs, this mini museum is an interesting visit while at the...More

Date of experience: September 2010
2  Thank drswaim
Reviewed December 9, 2008

I visited for the Christmas season and was given a tour by the curator. The house has been carefully restored and certain details were left exposed so that the visitor can see how the house has changed over the years. If you need a bathroom,...More

3  Thank DaPawPrint
Reviewed May 15, 2008

I have been at Crane House for movies many times and have always felt safe leaving. Enjoyed the authentic historical surroundings.

3  Thank Cayford
Reviewed May 29, 2006

I attended a vegan taco party event at the Stephen Crane House. The food was splendid and our Tour Guide was extremely knowledgeable. I didn't find the neighborhood to be "very dangerous". I have to say the display of Stephen Crane's keyboard was just fantastic.

3  Thank TrailBlazer33049
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