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“Almost great”
Review of Estate Whim Museum

Estate Whim Museum
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Owner description: A restored example of life on a sugar plantation in the 1800s, this site features a great house filled with reproductions of colonial furniture, three-foot-thick walls made of stone, coral and molasses, plus the original sugar processing plant and windmill.
Reviewed May 20, 2012

A very interesting look at plantation life. Well worth a visit. With just a little work it could be a great attraction. The main house has been preserved/restored and looks amazing. Unfortunately, the other buildings need a little something to really show what a plantation was like, especially the business end of the operation.
The windmill is the only recognizable structure of what was a pretty sizable distillery operation. An enjoyable afternoon.

Thank 3yrstogo
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Reviewed May 13, 2012

We enjoy visiting historical sites, this site is no different. We arrived at the plantation at 3:30 in the afternoon. We walked onto the grounds and saw 2 women who appeared to be the tour guides. They were very busy sitting at a picnic table, under the shade of majestic plantation trees. We started to walk up the steps of the beautiful, stately home when we were told that we could not go up there. They directed us to their table and were told to go to building were we would get a map and descriptive tour guide, wow I thought that was their job! But wait...before we could do our self-guided tour we would have to pay $10.00 apiece, well ok. They then directed us a field which had the remnants of the old sugar plantation, it was pretty neat, but it would have been more educational if we could have asked some questions to a knowledgeable tour guide. When we were done and heading back to our car we were stopped and then told they would take us up to the house. This is when one of them became a tour guide. She was quite knowledgeable about the residence but I was glad when she was done! It was hot and time to get back to the beach.


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Reviewed May 7, 2012

The house is nice to see, and amazing it has withstood hurricanes for so long. Our tour lady was fantastic.

Thank ColoradoBuoy
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Reviewed March 29, 2012

We love Whim - the Great House has a good docent tour, the other buildings are interesting. Nice gift shop and good signage in the informational sections. Monthly classical recitals/performances.

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed March 22, 2012

House and contents very well maintained, kept very much like it was 100 years ago.

Thank Dennis M
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