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Address: 68 Morris Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960-4315
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Local landmark and rich in history

I had never visited despite knowing about this museum for a long time. Imposing house with many rooms. Displays and events change so there's always an interesting exhibit. Docent... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
telade
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had never visited despite knowing about this museum for a long time. Imposing house with many rooms. Displays and events change so there's always an interesting exhibit. Docent extremely knowledgeable and made the history of the house, the occupants and the surrounding area very meaningful.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Driving on Rt 511 I can't take my eyes of this magnificent Renascence Stile building. I wasn't sure if this is a residents or a museum but I knew I have to take my pictures of it. We stopped our car to find out this is a museum. We went inside and was offered a tour. Ticket is only $6.00... More 

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3 Thank Olga A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a must-see for travelers interested in the how the upper middle class lived during the time period and the progressive roles of the Crane-Hone women in our nation's history. Executive director Amy Curry was our tour guide. She was knowledge, engaging and personable and so much fun! Our tour was jam-packed with in-depth information and comprehensive details. Beautiful,... More 

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2 Thank Kevin Y
Morristown, New Jersey
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful home, lovingly cared for as a house museum as if the owners just stepped out. Traditional gardens maintained by local garden club with devotion and style. Special events from time to time. Current is Bridal Gowns fro 1800-1950's. Locals love it.

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2 Thank Adrienne B
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The really unique feature of this house is that they have a lot of the original furniture from the first and second owners, plus a treasure trove of clothing, photographs, etc. from subsequent owners. This really brings the house to life while giving visitors a taste of how the house, and its inhabitants, changed over time. The tour was very... More 

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1 Thank catbaskets
Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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162 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

What a beautifully preserved home! The recent Holly Walk was well worth it once we arrived at Acorn Hall. The docents were knowledgeable and friendly with a sense of humor. Them home decorated specially for the holidays! More history than we expected here. WELL WORTH THE VISIT!!!

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1 Thank Lou S
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Some really nice historic and original pieces of furniture and knowledgeable docents. Nice view of our area in the late 1800's-- highly recommend!

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1 Thank Caren O
Morristown, New Jersey
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

A historical building housing exhibits and special shows. Good for history buffs and older children. Shows life in Morristown in the late 1800s and turn of the century.

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Dunedin, Florida
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798 reviews
380 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This 3 story in-town Victorian mansion still features original furnishings. It was a summer home to the NY Schmerhorn family. Upper rooms feature exhibitas of regional interest. The gardens frame the back lawn and mimic English gardens with clumps of pereniels and flowering shrubs and bulbs. Open sundays. Events held here too.

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Bridgewater, NJ
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I was looking for something local to do and stumbled upon Acorn Hall through TripAdvisor. I went at noon on a Thurs and was pleasantly surprised to find myself the only guest on the tour. The docent (Sara Weissman) was extremely knowledgeable. I was impressed at the amount of original items in the home (over 80%) not to mention the... More 

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