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A step back in time!!!

Wow!!! An amazing place! It is worth the $5 admission fee. The docents are very well informed about... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
rachel s
A unique peek of real life in the 1800-1900's

When the last surviving Hill sister died, she left the house and all of the original furnishings... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
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We came primarily to view the recent exhibit of historic wedding dresses but ended up really enjoying our tour of Hill House. Firstly the tours are on Wednesdays and Sundays but the house is open everyday. The website is really not very clear on that. The exhibit was very
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It's only open Wednesday and Saturday 12 noon to 2:30pm Not good for travel without being asked for a little more tme to have this place open.
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Wow!!! An amazing place! It is worth the $5 admission fee. The docents are very well informed about the house and are very warm and welcoming. The place is full of items from around the turn of the century, including clothes and quilts. This is a must see! They are open on
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When the last surviving Hill sister died, she left the house and all of the original furnishings and even clothing to be shared with the public. Nothing is a reproduction. It is all original to how they lived. Although none of the sisters married, it is evident that they
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This is a chance to see how a wealthy Portsmouth family lived in the 19th and 20th century. A visit to this museum/home is truly a step back in time. It feels as if the family has just stepped out and will be back any time. If you are a history buff, do not miss this one!
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