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Falmouth Museums on the Green

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Address: 55 and 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540
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Interesting and informative

We went on a walking tour of the old area of Falmouth. The tour lasted about an hour and we learned a lot about the town. Our tour guide was full of facts and fun. Be prepared... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Cape Cod
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Cape Cod
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a walking tour of the old area of Falmouth. The tour lasted about an hour and we learned a lot about the town. Our tour guide was full of facts and fun. Be prepared for lots of walking.

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Don't get me wrong this isn't some fancy National Trust experience, but for $5 each we had a great time. Short video on the history of Falmout, then a tour of the adjacent hour by wonderful guide called Denise. Fascinating, saw items we'd never heard of or seen before. Really knowledgeable lady and the house (being renovated next year) was... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Recommend the house for people interested in architecture, but the tour staff is very knowledgeable about the people who lived here too.

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Thank Jennifer22LW
New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

this is a really fun way to spend a few hours. the tour guides were informative and made the history and facts fun for the kids to learn.

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Thank Kevin C
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Museums on the Green in Falmouth is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon with family and friends. They have live & televised presentations, and guided tours, most of which are led by staff dressed in period clothing. They don't rush you and will answer all questions. Definitely take advantage of these tours and presentations because they are... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Really can't give this much a review. We stopped at the Falmouth Historical Society and the Falmouth Museums on the Green but was told that neither would be open until sometime in May. The women at the Historical Society was not very friendly and would not answer any questions about the town. They kept saying we should come back next... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Bring a camera to record some of the things you'll see. At different times of the year, they'll have exhibits featuring historical personal collections. Well worth the small fee.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

A really good experience walking around this historical house and if you timed it right you there was someone who provided a very in depth tour and explained the various elements within the house, well worth a visit and all overseen by local volunteers. I think we paid a donation to the overall museum fund I think it was, but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

The Falmouth Museums on the Green is a great way to learn about the rich history of Falmouth. Located within a 5 minute walk from Main Street, this charming quad of houses boasts some truly incredible historical artifacts. This is a must see for any history buff. They also rent out their newly renovated barn area for large parties and... More 

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Maryland
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

I stopped by one morning to do family research, helped by the very nice research manager, Meg Costello. Meg went out of her way to be of assistance, which was very much appreciated. If you have family ties leading to or from Falmouth, this is a terrific place to dig in.

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