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Nice History of Jamestown

It's very nice to have a historic home open to the public. It's a little pricy but has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Mary B
Atlanta, Georgia
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Excellent layout. Reveals much about Jamestown's beginning and the hard working people who settled... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Teena S
Jamestown, New York
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It's very nice to have a historic home open to the public. It's a little pricy but has a lot of great local history. My husband and I have been vacationing in the area for years and this was a great way to spend a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent layout. Reveals much about Jamestown's beginning and the hard working people who settled there. The docents do a fantastic job sharing details that enhance the museums experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Teena S
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We’re traveling the U.S. going to local history museums and presidential libraries. We’re real history buffs. We were in and out of this history center in about an hour after paying $10/each. The Fenton House is nicely situated on a hill with ample parking. After...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Our family loves coming to the Fenton house. It is historic and unique. The building itself is beautiful and the grounds are nicely kept. It is like a museum but one in which kids want to come because of all of the interesting twists and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maggie A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Exhibits highlight the history of Jamestown, and it always has the feel of stepping into the past. It’s particularly beautiful for the Christmas exhibition.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DebbieTurnquist
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is a museam that is dedicated to the roots of jamestown life. It is a great place to take a field trip for children. We have taken fifth graders, and had a very enjoyable, enlightening experience!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank rosemary h
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The level of detail that goes into each room with it's historical artifact's makes you feel as if you have been transported back in time. From attic to basement, you won't find any corner that isn't bursting with history. The Christmas exhibit is one that...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank cindyp635
Reviewed 5 July 2017

great venue for genealogists, with many volunteers to help, which is my main reason for joining. have not had time to avail myself yet, but everyone was so helpful. beautiful mansion, with many projects and influences for the area.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Jamestown to visit Lucille Balls hometown. And decided to check out the history of Jamestown itself ---and what better place than Fenton History center and museum . The Fenton mausoleum is in Lakeview Cemetery. We visited it there as we visited Lucille...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Becky123q
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband and I have visited the Fenton History Center twice. Each time the staff and house were amazing. We have visited a lot of historic homes and this one allows visitors more access than most. Visitors can go from the basement to the rooftop...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Anita W
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