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General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier

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30 High St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3437
+1 207-354-8062
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It was a treat to visit the museum and to have the museum director as our tour guide. He did an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
delighted321
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Kittery, Maine
History lesson in Maine

Had recently read a biography about the life and times of Henry Knox and learned about his... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
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30 High St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3437
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+1 207-354-8062
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a treat to visit the museum and to have the museum director as our tour guide. He did an excellent job of explaining how Knox fit into revolutionary times as well as how Knox's ideas influenced practices and institutions of the present time....More

Thank delighted321
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Had recently read a biography about the life and times of Henry Knox and learned about his residence in Thomaston, Maine. I did a google search and found this museum. So on a recent trip to southern Maine I convinced my wife and son to...More

Thank kgbluejacket
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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Despite driving past here for years I had never visited and was so glad I finally did. We took a guided tour of the mansion with Mary was fantastic. It was interesting and she obviously loves her job. As an added bonus there was a...More

Thank Zosia B
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a very well-run small museum dedicated to the life and work of a little known (or little remembered) American, Henry Knox, the first Secretary of War under George Washington and the man who Fort Knox is named for, as well as the county...More

Thank EssexPl
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

History buffs would love this place. The general public should love it to. It's a cool mansion to explore on your own or with a guide. We see it everytime we drive into town to visit the parents and it gives me a sense of...More

Thank glorijane w
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is a museum with exceptional history. We didn't realize that Henry Knox was a pivotal General for George Washington. He contributed to the history of our great land.

Thank Shirley L
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

We visited the Knox Museum last week while staying in the Port Clyde area on vacation. I knew a little about General Knox, but learned several interesting new details about his life and times from our tour of the museum. The reception and tour staff...More

Thank WaterBuffalo2
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

The mansion is something you can't help notice on your way through town, so don't be among those who just don't bother to stop. For a history buff it is must and especially for anyone interest in the Revolutionary years. Most interesting architectural features are...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Great tour! Staff and curator are incredibly knowledgeable. It is definitely worth the trip if you are in the area, and a perfect rainy day activity.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

After passing this museum numerous times on our trips through Thomaston, we decided to make it our destination on June 1st. We were so glad that we did. We learned so much history from the curator who led our tour and also enjoyed speaking with...More

Thank janenbill2016
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