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A Meaningful Exhibit

Little Black Dress to the Bell Bottoms, excellent, with outstanding docents, Pat and Joe. Thank... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
djoyce2018
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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
Glimpse of Mid-Victorian Life

It began with the construction of a modest home in 1853. With the renovation and enlargement of the... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
duck8to
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Montville, New Jersey
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Little Black Dress to the Bell Bottoms, excellent, with outstanding docents, Pat and Joe. Thank you. D. J.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank djoyce2018
Reviewed June 14, 2018

It began with the construction of a modest home in 1853. With the renovation and enlargement of the home by the Crane family in 1860, Acorn Hall named after the two large oak trees which once presided over the front lawn, transformed into the Victorian-Italianate...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank duck8to
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I had never visited despite knowing about this museum for a long time. Imposing house with many rooms. Displays and events change so there's always an interesting exhibit. Docent extremely knowledgeable and made the history of the house, the occupants and the surrounding area very...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank telade
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Driving on Rt 511 I can't take my eyes of this magnificent Renascence Stile building. I wasn't sure if this is a residents or a museum but I knew I have to take my pictures of it. We stopped our car to find out this...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank Olga A
Reviewed September 8, 2016

This is a must-see for travelers interested in the how the upper middle class lived during the time period and the progressive roles of the Crane-Hone women in our nation's history. Executive director Amy Curry was our tour guide. She was knowledge, engaging and personable...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Kevin Y
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Beautiful home, lovingly cared for as a house museum as if the owners just stepped out. Traditional gardens maintained by local garden club with devotion and style. Special events from time to time. Current is Bridal Gowns fro 1800-1950's. Locals love it.

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed June 20, 2016

The really unique feature of this house is that they have a lot of the original furniture from the first and second owners, plus a treasure trove of clothing, photographs, etc. from subsequent owners. This really brings the house to life while giving visitors a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank catbaskets
Reviewed December 15, 2015

What a beautifully preserved home! The recent Holly Walk was well worth it once we arrived at Acorn Hall. The docents were knowledgeable and friendly with a sense of humor. Them home decorated specially for the holidays! More history than we expected here. WELL WORTH...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank LouSNJ21
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Some really nice historic and original pieces of furniture and knowledgeable docents. Nice view of our area in the late 1800's-- highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Caren O
Reviewed November 15, 2015

A historical building housing exhibits and special shows. Good for history buffs and older children. Shows life in Morristown in the late 1800s and turn of the century.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank CHEVAL80
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