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Review of Emlen Physick Estate

Emlen Physick Estate
Ranked #8 of 59 things to do in Cape May
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Owner description: 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May's only Victorian house museum. Daily tours and special exhibits; trolley tours of the Historic District. Museum shop, gallery, and restaurant.
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Holiday visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2013

We took the trolley to the estate. Along the way, we saw the Christmas lights throughout Cape May. The Estate was decorated beautifully in the Victorian style. It was a lovely evening.

Visited November 2013
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English first
Cape May, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful step back in time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

Beautiful and Timely Setup of Charles Dickens Village. Very informative tour of the Estate. Grounds are beautifully lit with Christmas lights and a huge Christmas Tree.

Visited December 2013
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New York City, New York
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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“great tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

Loved this place it was so amazing you felt like you went back in time every one was so knowledgeable and interesting would recommend it

Visited November 2013
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Coral Springs, Florida
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
“Very different!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2013

The estate gives a window to Victorian times. It has been meticulously kept. The tour is given by one of the former owners in character. The rooms are so detailed and perfect you could live in there today. We went in December and the Christmas decorations were impressive as was the history of the Christmas tree and its evolution to the large tree we have today.

Visited December 2013
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Mineral, VA
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62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A visit to a 19th century home... in the 19th century”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2013

The Estate is a beatiful 19th century home and museum. What we didn't expect was that our tour was a 19th century visit to the home's inhabitant, conducted at the turn of the 20th century and including her thoughts on current events, plans and concerns. The inhabitant, our guide, was dressed and conducted, including some of the local gossip circa 1890s.
What an experience!! Do not miss it!!

Visited November 2013
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