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Alden House Museum

105 Alden St, Duxbury, MA 02332-3801
+1 781-934-9092
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We arrived and waited more than 10 minutes for someone to sell us tickets. No one to be found, we... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
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Alden House Museum

Alden House Museum in Duxbury, near Duxbury Jr. High school, John Alden, one of the settlers of the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Norwood, Massachusetts
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Built in 1653, this was the last home of John Alden, a powerful politician during America's colonial era.
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105 Alden St, Duxbury, MA 02332-3801
+1 781-934-9092
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived and waited more than 10 minutes for someone to sell us tickets. No one to be found, we could have taken the whole gift shop! We decided to utilize the picnic table near the parking lot and saw no one at all until...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Alden House Museum in Duxbury, near Duxbury Jr. High school, John Alden, one of the settlers of the Plymouth Colony who came to North America on board the Mayflower,held numerous posts of importance in the early American colony. Alden and his relationship with Priscilla Mullins...More

1  Thank Davedog14
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place filled with history. Our our guide was knowledgeable and great source of information. It's beautiful old architecture from the colonial era.

Thank OfficialReviewer71
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Alden House Homestead is a conglomerate of a couple of centuries of history. This is not a house preserved in time, rather a narrative regarding how a family homestead dating from the Pilgrims and going forward was forged and maintained. I loved learning the...More

4  Thank ChelmsfordK
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This is not the actual house the Alden's occupied - well, maybe some of them. The original house built by John and Priscilla is long since gone though you can see a portion of the foundation and thus, where it originally stood. None of the...More

3  Thank nombres02
Reviewed 4 September 2014

My husband and I visited Boston, Plymouth and Salem with a wish to connect with my heritage and ancestry. We started with the John Alden house in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Our guide, Matt was wonderful, providing much helpful information on our tour. It was both fun...More

5  Thank JoanG6
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Both my wife and I are Alden decendents; we were therefore very interested in visiting. The design and house layout was particularly interesting. The grounds are worth a stroll as well.

5  Thank DUXBAY
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

Within the Alden House, which sits in the same property as The Art Complex Museum, there is a small gallery called Vaggvonad. We went to a small mixed media collage art show there. Wonderful. Very intimate space.

Thank E r C
Reviewed 30 July 2013

My husband's family is descended from the Alden's, so I had been wanting to check out this house for a while. Apparently this is the only estate established by a Mayflower family that has been in the family continuously since the beginning. Now it's run...More

7  Thank fenchurch128
Reviewed 23 February 2013

It is important to mention that John Alden and his wife Priscilla Mullins came over on the Mayflower which is where they met. The Alden house was left by John to his son Jonathan and was ultimately sold to the Alden Kindred which is managed...More

9  Thank beverlyg
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