We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Salisbury Mansion

Open Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Review Highlights
Superb Guided Tour of a Grand Mansion

After visiting the Worcester Historical Museum ( also worth the visit), my son and I walked to... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
thewelltraveledgal
,
London, United Kingdom
Interesting piece of Worcester history

This was an entertaining and enjoyable step back into the history of Worcester. Guided tour from a... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
DansTAReview
,
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Read all 18 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“guided tour”(2 reviews)
“local history”(2 reviews)
“docent”(2 reviews)
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
32°
20°
Dec
26°
13°
Jan
30°
16°
Feb
Contact
40 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2704
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (18)
Filter reviews
18 results
Traveler rating
9
8
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
9
8
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guided tour local history docent wealthy stephen display
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 18 reviews
Reviewed October 25, 2018

After visiting the Worcester Historical Museum ( also worth the visit), my son and I walked to Salisbury House and were treated to a guided tour by Linda- who was extremely knowledgeable and gracious to share her love of the house. They have many original...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thewelltraveledgal
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This was an entertaining and enjoyable step back into the history of Worcester. Guided tour from a knowledgeable guide that provided lots of information and history about the mansion and it's former owners, as well as many facts about the local area. If you're looking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DansTAReview
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Not quite 300 years old. Needs a lot of attention has not been very will maintained. Very interesting historical tour of the Salisbury family. The docent Bob provided a well balanced explanation of the mansion what was original and what was modified.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CDM49
Reviewed March 5, 2018

The Salisbury mansion is beautiful and takes a great picture. It is partly hidden in the back of a municipal parking lot rather than immediately facing the street.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The Salisbury Mansion was built in 1772 by Stephen Salisbury as a store and home. During the Revolutionary War, more family members joined him to escape occupied Boston. He and his wife Elizabeth remodeled the house, furnished it elegantly, and created the home that you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 31mbel
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Beautiful home and interesting historical stories about the Salisbury family run store. See furnishings and period collectibles on site. Imagine yourself among the Worecster elite during the 1800s.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Amy B
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Whether you visit during the holidays, when the house is specially decorated, or at another time, this house is worth the time. The guide we had was excellent; she knew all the history of the house and the Salisbury family and made the house come...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I had friends visit from Maryland who couldn't believe how great the collection at the Worcester Art Museum was for a city the size of Worcester. It was only when I went on a tour of this mansion that I learned that Stephen Salisbury donated...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Virginia R
Reviewed June 23, 2016

My sister and I went to a tea party here and it was fun, they showed us around the house and told of the history, what a unique place in the middle of the city. The tea was nice too

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank LtcdrLindasue
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Our visit began with a knock on the door, as it was locked and there is only one person staffing this mansion. We received a personalized tour, though we were ultimately joined by two more history buffs toward the end of the tour. This meant...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Natickpal
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Courtyard Worcester
261 reviews
.25 miles away
Hampton Inn & Suites Worcester
406 reviews
.28 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Worcester
944 reviews
.36 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Worcester Downtown
251 reviews
.49 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 634 nearby restaurants
The Sole Proprietor
1,000 reviews
.25 miles away
Boynton Family Restaurant
468 reviews
.26 miles away
The Fix Burger Bar
166 reviews
.33 miles away
Armsby Abbey
350 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 83 nearby attractions
Worcester Art Museum
522 reviews
.12 miles away
The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts
415 reviews
.77 miles away
Mechanics Hall
94 reviews
.43 miles away
Wormtown Brewery
51 reviews
.81 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
brendajok
July 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is very small. I believe it is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, free for 18 and under.
1
Vote