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The is a great historic house. It has all the stories, photographs and a guide all the way through. Wonderful experience. I learned and got to see how they lived at the time. Period correct furniture and the stories ! Just puts you back in...More
We arrived at 1:10 PM for a quick tour to find the door closed with a note saying the next tour started at 2:00. They close the front door at the start of each showing because there is only one staff member on site and...More
Free access to this museum with paid admission to nearby Lighthouse museum. Had never heard of or known the place existed. Very interesting history of prominent local family. Explorer of Antartica. Well maintained house with period artifacts. Very thorough tour and extremely knowledgable guide. Nice...More
Captain Palmer was the man who discovered Antarctica. There was information about his trips and discovery. While this is not spectacular it's definitely worth it if you're in the area. Combined admission with the Lighthouse Museum.
We stopped here, as it was included in our price to get into the lighthouse museum, but it was well worth the stop. Our tour guide was interesting and informative and we were able to learn about Capt Palmer and the house. If you like...More
The Palmer house is a beautiful and historic site, but made all the more interesting to know the story of Captain Palmer, from his blockade running against the British as a teenager during the War of 1812 to his historic sighting of the coast of...More
Volunteers gave a a tour, and gave a fascinating overview of the 19th century captain credited with being one of the discovers of the Antarctic. Most of the houses is typical of wealthy Victorian families, but there is a very interesting museum room describing the...More
If you like to see how people lived in years gone by, this is a good example of it. Although there were renovations done to the house, and some of the articles were replications rather than authentic to the house... it was still set up...More