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Fall River Historical Society

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Address: 451 Rock Street, Fall River, MA
Phone Number: 508-679-1071
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Our tour guide, David, was excellent. He provided an informative and interesting tour of this magnificent home. The artwork on the walls was almost as beautiful as the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Sheryl S
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Valley Stream, New York, United States
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Valley Stream, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our tour guide, David, was excellent. He provided an informative and interesting tour of this magnificent home. The artwork on the walls was almost as beautiful as the furnishings and carvings that make up the home. Highly recommend this if visiting the Borden home.

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Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when i was younger i enjoyed going there. it is not a nice now as it was than. seems to be a lot of the things i remember are no longer on display.......verry disapointed

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Thank Ray R
Berkley, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of Fall River's treasured historic locations. A wonderful place to visit, especially during the Christmas season. Enjoy memorabilia of Victorian days gone by!

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Thank Theodore L
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This was a great stop on our way to the Lizzie Borden House. The history behind this house was fascinating. They were also very knowledgeable about the Lizzie Borden story. The have on display the actual evidence used in the courtroom. The staff was very friendly.

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Thank anlxn
Fall River, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Truly a unique place at Christmas time. Parking can be difficult at different times of the day. History there is fantastic.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Went to this place on the advice of a local firefighter we met at Lizzie Borden's. They did have some more Borden memorabilia, as well as some interesting set ups of elegant old homes in the area, circa late 1800's. Also lots of souvenirs and local literature. A nice little gift store/attraction/ historic site.

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Thank commentator_11
Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

A Victorian home filled with historic treasures. The Christmas display is wonderful. You'll usually find at least three Christmas trees decorated to the hilt. One room even features and upside down tree, resembling a huge chandelier. The gift shop is a gem as well, several books about the history of Fall River are available. Visiting during the holiday season is... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I always try to stop by in December for their beautiful Christmas displays. There is no charge to visit during the holiday season and donations are welcomed. The guided tour is short and sweet and very informative, and you can linger and browse if you would like. The grand pocket doors and lighting details are something you don't see anymore.... More 

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San Mateo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The Fall River Historical Society does a great job maintaining the extensive history of all things Fall River. They have and extensive research library located downstairs. The gift shop has a large selection of books on the area and its people. The actual house was originally a few blocks away and was taken apart piece by piece and reassembled at... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful tour in a beautiful setting. Could not get over how big the rooms were. Make sure you take the tour as it is worth it. Not only do you see original crime scene photos and evidence from the Lizzie Borden trial but you will see other historical items pertaining to Fall River.

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