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Strawbery Banke Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Our history lesson

We travel a lot and always find something historical to tour. After ice skating we took the... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
rachaelb703
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Ice Skating

We went ice skating in the morning on Wednesday and had a lovely time. It was affordable ($26 for... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
jessiestruth
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Albany, New York
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Museum houses open in December only for Candlelight Stroll: Saturdays Dec 12 and 19, 5-9 pm and Sundays, December 13 and 20, 4-8 pm. Guided Holiday House Tours offered Dec 26-31, 10 am to 2 pm with last tour starting at 2 pm. Labrie Family Skate...more
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We travel a lot and always find something historical to tour. After ice skating we took the historical homes tour which was about and hour and a half long. It was an interesting tour mostly because when we went they had each home decorated for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

We went ice skating in the morning on Wednesday and had a lovely time. It was affordable ($26 for the two of us). We had fun but it did get a bit crowded after we had been there about an hour so we didn’t stay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

We've been going to Candlelight Stroll at Strawbery Banke for at least five years now. They have been out of this world, but last night (12/16) was a disappointment. The younger roleplayers on the whole were much more engaging than the adults, aside from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

It was a nice day for a walk and there were quite a few buildings to see. A guided tour would have helped the experience. It would be a good historical field trip for children.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Fun event to celebrate and get in the Christmas spirit. Music, children's activities, ice skating in a beautiful town. Highly recommend spending the evening. Great hot chocolate with Baileys added to the "spirit."

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Our first stroll was fantastic! The actors singing and telling thier stories as you visit each house was great. The characters walking around and greeting you so nicely with a good evening! The skating show was very nice to see! What a wonderful experience and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Really enjoyed the 90 minute tour about Thanksgiving in the past, it was really interesting to see how thanksgiving would of been during three different times in US history. It was done really well and I would say it would be great for a family...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I had a great time at strawberry banke. We loved the fun learning experience and the gorgeous homes and gardens. This very accurately represented the past and had young children the adults wanting more. I would definitely take this trip again for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

It’s a wonderful thing how the buildings and ‘sets’ have been lovingly maintained and shared for all to experience. It would have been easy to knock down houses and just forget the amazing history our port city has been a part of. Each house is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This event is becoming a yearly family tradition. A New England winter wonderland experience is especially nice. You feel like you’ve stepped back in time. Historical site. Time travel through homes, in holiday decorations from the time period of the homes date. Each era is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Tan T
October 14, 2018|
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Response from Navigator613899 | Reviewed this property |
Strawberry Banks is not a seasonal attraction so it will be available for you and it is self guided. I hope you enjoy it. The employees make it very interesting and educational.
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JamesMarkell
June 11, 2018|
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Response from LJK0308 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any while I was visiting there. I doubt they'd be allowed in the historic buildings. Worth a call to ask
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wpimidiman
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Senioronabudget | Reviewed this property |
Our candle light stroll included a special dinner at the tavern (only at Xmas). Taking this into consideration, one should allow at least 3 hours. A lot of this depends on any lines that one may have to stand in to get... More
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