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Museums of Old York

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3 Lindsay Rd, York, ME 03909-1013
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Museums of Old York, wonderful history lessons

We have toured the historic houses of Old York. The school house, grave yard, Old Gaol. They all... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
RockyBeach56
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Maine
DEMONSTRATION OF COLONIAL-STYLE CHOCOLATE

With several locations spread out around York, this attraction is one of the largest museums in New... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2016
Maurene_K
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Dover, New Hampshire
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3 Lindsay Rd, York, ME 03909-1013
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

We have toured the historic houses of Old York. The school house, grave yard, Old Gaol. They all give you a sense of what it was like to live back in Colonial days. Pleasant, knowledgeable tour guides are there to help you with questions, history,...More

1  Thank RockyBeach56
Reviewed September 3, 2016

With several locations spread out around York, this attraction is one of the largest museums in New England. In Southern Maine for afternoon, we’d gone to Wiggly Bridge & Steedman Woods, the George P. Marshall Store Gallery, the Elizabeth Perkins House grounds, and other parts...More

4  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We did not go to all of the museums, however we did go to Fort Mcclary. I strongly recommend this to all history buffs.

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

Fabulous learning experience for everyone. Great tours of historical homes and jail. The docents are very well educated about the period of history ! Fun video , small museum and gift shop.

Thank cbsully2
Reviewed June 25, 2015

The cost is $5 to enter. There are a limited number of hours, so check before going. Overall, fascinating history and artifacts.

1  Thank WWWanderer4Life
Reviewed June 16, 2015

I visited here with a group tour in May 2015. We spent time in the tavern where a docent demonstrated baking molasses cookies on the hearth. As he brought the ingredients out, he explained where they came from, which made one think how people depended...More

2  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Elizabeth Perkins house is gorgeous. Beautiful setting and a peak at what life was like years ago. Kids love the old jail and the stocks out front on the lawn. Great for elementary school kids and anyone with an interest in history.

2  Thank mollycat14
Reviewed October 11, 2014

We spent a Thursday at the Museums. There is parking where you get your tickets. The gentleman who waited on us was a retired teacher so he enjoyed giving us lots of information to make our visit more enjoyable. Be sure you get the Set...More

2  Thank Sherrill999
Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a very short drive from Short Sands Beach where we were staying. Jefferds Tavern was setting up for a wedding that afternoon, but we were allowed to come in and look around while the staff were setting up. We had a nice chat...More

1  Thank escape2anywhere
Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Museums of Old York have several properties. This is just a review of the Remick Gallery in the Visitor's Center. The exhibits do change, but the present one on World War I and its effects on York county is excellent. There are lots of...More

1  Thank CanCookTonight
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