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Very interesting historical home in Jamaica, NY

My wife and I visited the King Manor Museum in April 2018. It was the summer home of Rufus King... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2019
williamt51678
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Austin, Texas
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an excellent afternoon for the curious and history lovers

Rather surprised at this museum. It is a great house with a lot of history. Was given a very long... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
zodreb
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I visited the King Manor Museum in April 2018. It was the summer home of Rufus King, one of the signers of the US Constitution. He also served as the US Ambassador to Great Britain and as a US senator on the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Rather surprised at this museum. It is a great house with a lot of history. Was given a very long tour of the exterior and interior. Both people giving tours were extremely knowledgeable and personable. I felt very welcome, they treated us like we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Went there. On Sunday 4-15-18. Approx.at 1pm. I was Surprised that I was the only visitor at the time . But it worked to my benefit. I was met by Brittany who introduced herself as the director of education of the museum. She proceeded to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

What a wonderful surprise to take a step back in time, and learn about the history of the King Manor Museum. The outside of the home is huge and inviting. The day that I visited was beautiful. Trees and flowers welcomed me into the park,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

This historical house and small park is a nice place to spend 1 or 2 hours before taking your flight at JFK airport. You just knock the door and they will let you in for a guided tour inside the house. They ask for a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This was a place listed in AAA guidebook which seemed a long ways to get to by subway. However we were nicely surprised with this great City of NY historical site. The guide was a high school student who was so knowledgeable and nice that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed December 28, 2015

Walking around Jamaica I was intrigued by a very nice and quiet garden, with a house in the middle. I approached the (closed) entrance and somewhat disappointed was about to leave..then the door was opened by nice lady (later I discovered her to be the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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