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Horatio Colony Museum

199 Main St, Hours And Time, Keene, NH 03431-3780
+1 603-352-0460
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Well-Meaning But Still Misses Mark

After a year, we thought that we would give this site a second chance on the strength of a terrific... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor S
Providence, Rhode Island

The Horatio Colony Museum was a pleasant surprise. Very informative and well preserved. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Swanzey, New Hampshire
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“federal style” (3 reviews)
“tour guide” (2 reviews)
“new england” (4 reviews)
199 Main St, Hours And Time, Keene, NH 03431-3780
+1 603-352-0460
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a year, we thought that we would give this site a second chance on the strength of a terrific former guide who became a student of mine. Unfortunately, my first impressions were reinforced. On the face of it, this is an attractive historic site...More

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Horatio Colony Museum was a pleasant surprise. Very informative and well preserved. The gardens were well maintained. The significance of the Colony family in the Keene area is a little known fact.

Thank lkmartin1207
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had two pre-teens and an hour to kill. This filled the spot nicely. It's a cute little house, federal style (new term to me). The tour guide that day was the director of the house. She was very patient with us and took our...More

Thank TeacherEating
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had stayed at the Colony B&B, noted the name similarity so booked on over. This was also a home owned by a mill owner, Horatio, cousin to Horatio who lived in our B & B. Docent was EXCEPTIONAL in relating the history of the...More

Thank everythingreen
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A very knowledgeable docent showed two of us around and answered many questions. There was so much to see, and left much as the last owner left it when he passed on. The house is lovingly maintained and well cared for. I hope it lasts...More

Thank jgeckel
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Although I have lived within 30 miles of Keene and the Horatio Colony House for over 15 years, it was only today that my husband and I took the tour. We are very glad we did -- this house is a treasure! Built in 1806,...More

2  Thank Wombat27_11
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Went for the tour with family from out of town. Nice house, well laid out with items of the period and presented by wonderful caring staff. A museum of the 1940's in Keene is not all thou out of the ordinary for me since i...More

3  Thank nhsheepdog
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I went there on a field trip for a book and learned a lot. Glad I went, unforgettable! It is also very well preserved.

1  Thank Charlie2019
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We were given a personal tour from Anita Carroll -Weldon the museum director. The content was historical, engaging and educational. Each room of the house provided a new experience based on the character of the artifacts. The director was knowledgeable and willing to answer each...More

3  Thank Jill C
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My husband and I had a private, free tour of this amazing home. Horatio Colony was a wealthy man who left his home to the town as a museum. It is chock full of eclectic furnishings and bibelots and so worth a visit. Fantastic!!!!

3  Thank bikegem
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