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Address: 163 Crosby Ln, Brewster, MA 02631-1566
Phone Number: 5088961744
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Grand Victorian mansion built around a Cape Cod cottage.

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Certainly a hidden gem with rare open houses!

From what I can gather this site is only open for 4 Sundays in Aug. ? May be open in June for Brewster in Bloom or at a special event during Christmas. Watch local papers for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

From what I can gather this site is only open for 4 Sundays in Aug. ? May be open in June for Brewster in Bloom or at a special event during Christmas. Watch local papers for info. The preservation society runs open houses for a $5 donation, but higher entry amounts at other times due to fund raising of other's... More 

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East Fishkill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We were fortunate that one of the few open houses offered at the Crosby Mansion was held during our visit to the Cape. What a treasure! It's got a most interesting history. The tour itself, however, could have been handled better. It began on the second floor, and the greeter at the door on the first floor sent up way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Happened to visit during our Cape vacation a few years ago. Only open to the public on certain days....if it happens when you are on the Cape, do visit. Interesting tour, well preserved site.

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Interesting history. Very good volunteer staff. People who care. Restoration are accurate and well maintained

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

BEAUTIFUL place staffed by devoted, friendly volunteers who love the place. Not open very often, so if you have a chance to go, GO!

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I had forgotten how beautifully Crosby Mansion has been renovated until I went to Art in Bloom held last month. The exhibit was as good if not better than the one held a bit earlier at the MFA. But aside from the exhibit the mansion enveloped visitors into the past with its marvelous architecture and elegant decor. I'm not sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Crosby Mansion was the host site for the Nauset Garden Club's "Art in the Garden" recently. This was an excellent venue for the fabulous floral arrangements. Definitely watch for other events!

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Manson is open today Friday June 5th and tomorrow 6th 10-5. $15 in advance $20 at the door. Demonstrations, lovely tea and pastries with the most beautiful floral arrangements to complement the art. All done by the Nauset Garden Club.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Interesting place to visit during a rainy day on the Cape. Just a short drive off of busy Route 6 is the Mansion of a leading historical family on Cape Cod. The property was built as a grand residence and then served time as a residential school During our visit we met the author of a local history book about... More 

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Torrance, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My wedding party was lucky enough to have a tour of the house before our rehearsal thanks to Brian and his mom, Friends of Crosby Mansion. I grew up playing on the grounds and wondering what was behind the boarded up exterior. It's wonderful to see what the dedicated volunteers have done with this gorgeous piece of history and I'm... More 

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