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Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center

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Great tour and museum. The staff was great really a gem in ridge field. The cannonball and hearths... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
James C
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An enjoyable trip into local history

Arrived as the Museum opened and were greeted by John, who would be our guide for the next hour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roger M
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A historic house museum originally built in 1713. The house has served as a colonial tavern, 19th century hotel, and 20th century summer estate. The house was the target of British cannon fire during the Battle of Ridgefield in 1777, the only inland...more
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132 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4931
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great tour and museum. The staff was great really a gem in ridge field. The cannonball and hearths are worth a trip alone.

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived as the Museum opened and were greeted by John, who would be our guide for the next hour. He was very well acquainted with the history of the house, its occupants, and the area. We were joined with another couple who had a genealogical...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see museum while visiting the Beautiful town of Ridgefield, Ct. My cousin and I, truly enjoyed visiting the Keeler Tavern. It’s a one-on-one visit with a host dressed up in a Colonial outfit. She explained every artifact in detail with allegoric tails and...More

Thank MajandraQ
Reviewed 17 August 2018

For $8, the tour of Keeler Tavern is a steal. The 45-1hr tour was lead by a young man who was full of knowledge and history. We even learned where the terms "sweet tooth", "house warming" and "sleep tight" came from. Highly recommend the tour...More

Thank 163margiek
Reviewed 15 August 2018

When my kids were growing up this was an annual stopping place. The volunteers to an amazing job recounting the history of this grand tavern.

Thank rpat0427
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Too many people and a small child who insisted on touching everything without his parents doing anything was very distracting to all of us. An interesting look into that time period.

Thank Ellen761
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is an old standby in Ridgefield and for good reason. Its history stretches back to prior to the American revolution and there are great artifacts for young and old.

Thank physiciantraveler
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Everyone should take time to visit this historic museum in Ridgefield. It gives an amazing account of the development of the town over the centuries. Not only educational, but interesting too!

Thank ridgeback50
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Keeler Tavern History Center is a beautiful place to take in history. My husband and I were there for their Gala and had a great time walking around their campus, touring the actual Tavern, Garden House, and eating under the tent. Nod Hill Brewery...More

Thank Teri F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Charming, interesting, and a great insight into the chapter of history known as the birth of the United States of America.

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Depends on the interest of the group. The tours are typically 45 minutes, but an interested group can usually stretch that to an hour if they aren't too busy. Plus figure in some gift shop time. Note groups of 8 or more can... More
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