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Crane Museum of Papermaking

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Robert G wrote a review Mar 2020
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We were treated to a wonderful tour by Jenna. Learned so much from her engaging, knowledgeable insights, finished off with a very cool Papermaking demonstration. An hour and a half of time very well spent - great day trip from Hartford
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Happiness61116575207, Museum Director at Crane Museum of Papermaking
Responded Mar 13, 2020
So glad you enjoyed you visit to the museum! It was great to meet you.
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IPM wrote a review Nov 2019
Needham177 contributions142 helpful votes
We were fortunate to have Dennis as the docent on our visit. One other couple joined us. He is third generation mill family and knew all the history and facts about the paper making industry. At the end we made our own paper and then a marbled version of the paper. Great hands on experience. Kids/adults of all ages will enjoy a visit.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Happiness61116575207, Museum Director at Crane Museum of Papermaking
Responded Nov 11, 2019
All docents at the museum are Crane retirees. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience that they share on the tours. So glad you enjoyed your tour with Dennis - he's great!
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Jeanette D wrote a review Nov 2019
Seaford, Delaware42 contributions14 helpful votes
We almost missed out on the most informative part of our vacation! I was not interested in paper making as the title says but if they put "learning more about the making of your US Currency" I would have been interested right from the start! Plus it was FREE!! So much stuff I never knew about our dollar bill and the smallest details of making it, much less, making it less easier to counterfeit.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Happiness61116575207, Museum Director at Crane Museum of Papermaking
Responded Nov 11, 2019
Jeannette, So glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Thanks for posting!
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Pat wrote a review Oct 2019
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We were a group of 12 couples (in our 50's) who stayed the weekend in Dalton Mass at an Airbnb owned by the Crane Family, so we thought it fitting to visit the Crane Paper Museum. The building itself was a relic from an older era. We enjoyed the host who was an employee of the Crane Museum for 41 years. The presentations were very interesting to all of us, men and women. We really enjoyed the interesting facts we learned about how the company and country are protecting themselves from counterfeit money and licenses, etc. We all ended up in the Gift Shop and there was something for all of us there which we bought to remember our visit. We would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Happiness61116575207, Museum Director at Crane Museum of Papermaking
Responded Oct 26, 2019
Thank you for visiting the museum. We enjoyed having your group here. Hope you had a great weekend in Dalton.
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Lois L wrote a review Sep 2019
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania253 contributions88 helpful votes
We met someone in our travels in the Berkshire’s and said you must visit, we were Leary because not in AAA tour book, but we went. What a find! We spent 2 hours there and learned a lot about our money we use today! They always did in 1775 and still do today make the paper our US money is made on. They make the paper and ship to Washington DC with lots of armed guards and tracking devices to print Us money on it. How US makes their money secure and the history ! Learned a LOT. Take time to visit,
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Happiness61116575207, Museum Director at Crane Museum of Papermaking
Responded Sep 14, 2019
Thank you for posting. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum!
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