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Skolfield-Whittier House

161 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011-2005
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Awesome snapshot in time!

Get the combination ticket with the Joshua Chamberlain house tour - it's well worth the price. The... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Robert T
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Sussex
So disappointed the Skolfield-Whittier House wasn't open!

We were looking forward to touring this time capsuled home of a late nineteenth century ship... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
LynnF1974
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Wisconsin
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A time-capsule museum that is located in a 17-room sea captain's house.
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18 Jun 2017
“Awesome snapshot in time!”
12 May 2017
“So disappointed the Skolfield-Whittier House wasn't open!”
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161 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011-2005
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Get the combination ticket with the Joshua Chamberlain house tour - it's well worth the price. The Skolfield Whittier house is a true snapshot in time, and well worth the trip.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were looking forward to touring this time capsuled home of a late nineteenth century ship captain's family. Unfortunately, the tours do not begin until the end of May!

Thank LynnF1974
Reviewed 22 October 2016

the daniel very nice place to stay----desk clerks were warm & friendly-----the meals we had were excellent in taste-----should of had a steak to go(it was good) enjoyed the exercise room-----every bar tender was very friedly & made you feel at home. luv the fireplace....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed seeing this house so much. It's a time capsule for the life of a wealthy Victorian family. Did not disappoint. A one hour tour - started on the hour.

1  Thank proulet
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

One Of The Best Historical Homes We Have Been to, All of The Home is Still intact as if The Home is Still Lived In. Our Guide was Awesome as She Told us All About The Home, The Families and Secrets of The Home. Well...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The tour guide was excellent, took her time in showing us everything. One of the few historic homes where the family evidently left everything intact, just up and left. Very interesting.

Thank ripitnc
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I saw the review on the chamberlain house that this house basically kicked that house's butt so we rerouted ourselves to pop in. It did not disappoint. Thank god for three generations of quirky hoarders. This place is the best preserved historical home I've seen...More

1  Thank AbsJ
Reviewed 3 September 2015

My husband and I love touring old houses and learning of its occupants and its history. We were NOT disappointed when we toured this magnificent mansion. Our tour guide, Norma, went above and beyond to make this tour so very special for the two of...More

1  Thank Bassetlove
Reviewed 8 August 2015

What a find! A house that has set through generations, owned by families that hardly got rid of anything. A step back in time, making you feel like the owners of the home could still be present. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and really...More

1  Thank R6371HJsusans
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Everyone associated with this project is serious about protecting the integrity of its authenticity, consequently when we arrived for our visit and tour we were warmly greeted & invited to cover our shoes with thin booties (provided) in order to protect the house. The house...More

Thank Elizabeth10024
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