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Acorn Hall

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68 Morris Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960-4315
+1 973-267-3465
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Local landmark and rich in history

I had never visited despite knowing about this museum for a long time. Imposing house with many... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
telade
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Sarasota, Florida
Breath taking space. Must see.

Driving on Rt 511 I can't take my eyes of this magnificent Renascence Stile building. I wasn't sure... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2017
Olga A
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Morristown, New Jersey
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68 Morris Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960-4315
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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

2  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

3  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

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.

2  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

1  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

1  Thank Lou S
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!

1  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.

1  Thank CHEVAL80
Reviewed November 13, 2015

This 3 story in-town Victorian mansion still features original furnishings. It was a summer home to the NY Schmerhorn family. Upper rooms feature exhibitas of regional interest. The gardens frame the back lawn and mimic English gardens with clumps of pereniels and flowering shrubs and...More

Thank DianneWheatley
Reviewed October 29, 2015

I was looking for something local to do and stumbled upon Acorn Hall through TripAdvisor. I went at noon on a Thurs and was pleasantly surprised to find myself the only guest on the tour. The docent (Sara Weissman) was extremely knowledgeable. I was impressed...More

1  Thank JCL-34
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