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Address: 325 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4431
Phone Number: (860) 443-0051
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O'Neills house makes an impression

We enjoyed our tour of the house, which gives the impression of being frozen in time. You really get a sense of what he might have experienced living here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
travlelf
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CT, USA

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CT, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our tour of the house, which gives the impression of being frozen in time. You really get a sense of what he might have experienced living here.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stopped here on the way back, and was shocked so few people were in attendance at our only American playwright to win a Nobel Prize. The lovely house is right across from the bay and the guide, Mary (appropriately), ushered us into to view a short video on O'Neill and then took us on a guided tour of the... More 

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Gales Ferry, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Open only for limited hours and days, but well worth a visit. The scene of several great Eugene O'Neil's plays and his boyhood summer home. Owned by the O'Neil Theater Center and staffed by knowledgeable guides. A real treat for theater buffs.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Being in the cottage where America's best playwright lived as a boy was sensational. This house was the scene of America's best play, Long Days Journey Into Night.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We drove an hour to get to the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London. Their website states that the hours are Thur - Sat 12pm - 4pm, Sun 1pm - 4 pm. Through Labor Day. Today is Friday, August 23rd and the weekend before Labor Day. We arrived at 12:25 pm and the place was closed. No sign posting any... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My husband and I teach English so we always hit literary attractions. This is the childhood home of Eugene O'Neill. It is a "must see" for anyone who enjoys his works.

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