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Address: 227 S Main St, West Hartford, CT 06107-3430
Phone Number: 860-521-5362
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Birthplace of the author of the Webster dictionary.

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Webster was more than a dictionary!

I hadn't been to the museum in awhile and was glad to have the refresher on an historical figure that helped shape our nation. We spent an hour or so on the tour led by a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2016
whmtnhiker
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I hadn't been to the museum in awhile and was glad to have the refresher on an historical figure that helped shape our nation. We spent an hour or so on the tour led by a knowledgeable and engaging docent. Afterwards we explored the current special exhibit (History of Business Development in WH) which was quite intriguing. Whether you live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Slept over with 23 girls for a birthday party. What a memorable way to learn history and have fun. The museum had interactive activities, crafts and food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous tour. So very informative. Great place to spend a couple of hours. Definitely a must for history buffs.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

For anyone wanting to delve further into the origins of our wonderful country and especially life in the colonial times and the development of our language, go no further than this excellent House. The tours were very good and not too long and there are plenty of helpful staff people to answer questions; a good bookstore; also many special events... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

I'm a fan of Noah Webster, so I already knew a bit about him and also about historical homes like this. Therefore, a lot of the information was repetitive for me. Either way, it is a good attraction that has been updated for kid activities and an intro movie about Webster.

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

They offer interesting functions and lectures. Lots of history in this building. Unfortunately the parking is just horrendous.

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New Britain, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A great part of history and dictionary all over the world! One man can change the world! A great place to take the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Take everyone you know to see Noah's childhood home and see first hand a colonial home set up as of 1774-- as the colonists were getting ready to become independent. So many items are original to the 18th century and visit the kitchen garden, too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was very impressed by the quality of the exhibits and the excellent maintenance of the museum. It also has modern meeting facilities. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very interesting exhibits, beautiful house and the tour guide and staff very friendly. Don't forget to ask for a discount as seniors, students and AAA get in for $4.

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