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Fall River Historical Society

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451 Rock St, Fall River, MA 02720-3398
+1 508-679-1071
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Fall River Historical Society..Victorian House

Beautiful Victorian House decked out for the holidays! Take the time to visit this house this... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
sisliz101
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Georgetown, Massachusetts
Afternoon Tea? Not happening

If you're trying to place a phone call asking to make a reservation for a Sunday afternoon, it... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
Ruth C
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Boston, Massachusetts
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451 Rock St, Fall River, MA 02720-3398
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+1 508-679-1071
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Beautiful Victorian House decked out for the holidays! Take the time to visit this house this holiday season..We went last week and had a tour with two very knowledgeable women.Barbara and Joan. Loved it!

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

If you're trying to place a phone call asking to make a reservation for a Sunday afternoon, it seems like they are very unresponsive. All I ask is if I can make a reservation. I left a voicemail in the morning. They called back leaving...More

1  Thank Ruth C
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We were directed here by the staff at the Lizzie Borden House, and decided on this instead if the rail museum as it was pouring. We are so glad we went! The society is housed in a beautiful period Mansion. The decor and furniture rival...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We have a NARM membership, so we got in for FREE, and they did provide an excellent tour of the building. Archetecturally amazing, and history is interesting as well. Largest Lizzie Borden collection, with a room dedicated to that topic. Lizzie Borden enthusiasts this is...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Do not miss this tour through a gorgeous estate , History and craftsmanship beyond compare . A room also devoted to the Lizzie Borden controversy.

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

I came for a historical account of the Lizzie Borden trial and to see the real artifacts (Abby Bordens hairpiece among other things) and was not disappointed. Our tour guide was fantastic. Really stuck to the facts. Beyond the Borden memorobilia tho take time to...More

1  Thank Melanie S
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I have been visiting here since I was a youngster. I am always in awe. They have nice grounds, the interior is well kept and you can tell the staff takes great pride in their work.

Thank madalenamaede3
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Went to Lizzie Borden B & B then heard about the Fall River Historical Society. Nice surprise- Dave the tour guide was friendly, polite, funny and full of facts about the history of Fall River. If you are touring the Lizzie Borden house stop at...More

Thank samantha193
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

The Fall River Historical Society museum is a wonderful historic site to discover. This fascinating museum is well worth traveling to as a day trip - and must-see if you are in the area. It is a beautiful 19th century mansion in a lovely and...More

1  Thank historylover3
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

The historical society is full of beauty and interesting things that one will enjoy. The curator, Mr. Michael Martins, is extremely knowledgeable and I could have spent hours discussing architecture, history, art, etc. with him. I would recommend visiting the historical society to obtain accurate...More

1  Thank tdrs73
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