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It's very nice to have a historic home open to the public. It's a little pricy but has a lot of great local history. My husband and I have been vacationing in the area for years and this was a great way to spend a...More
We’re traveling the U.S. going to local history museums and presidential libraries. We’re real history buffs. We were in and out of this history center in about an hour after paying $10/each. The Fenton House is nicely situated on a hill with ample parking. After...More
Our family loves coming to the Fenton house. It is historic and unique. The building itself is beautiful and the grounds are nicely kept. It is like a museum but one in which kids want to come because of all of the interesting twists and...More
This is a museam that is dedicated to the roots of jamestown life. It is a great place to take a field trip for children. We have taken fifth graders, and had a very enjoyable, enlightening experience!
The level of detail that goes into each room with it's historical artifact's makes you feel as if you have been transported back in time. From attic to basement, you won't find any corner that isn't bursting with history. The Christmas exhibit is one that...More
great venue for genealogists, with many volunteers to help, which is my main reason for joining. have not had time to avail myself yet, but everyone was so helpful. beautiful mansion, with many projects and influences for the area.
We were in Jamestown to visit Lucille Balls hometown. And decided to check out the history of Jamestown itself ---and what better place than Fenton History center and museum . The Fenton mausoleum is in Lakeview Cemetery. We visited it there as we visited Lucille...More
My husband and I have visited the Fenton History Center twice. Each time the staff and house were amazing. We have visited a lot of historic homes and this one allows visitors more access than most. Visitors can go from the basement to the rooftop...More