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Victoria Mansion

109 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4504
+1 207-772-4841
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MUST SEE - FABULOUS

I travel to a lot of cities and see a lot of these restored mansions. This one is the most... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cyndi G
day trip to view some portland history

off the waterfront tourist path, the history and mansion story and history are a great place to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bledsoerodney
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Burlington, Vermont
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Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of residential design from the pre-Civil War era in America. With superb architecture and well-preserved original interiors that were among the most lavish and sophisticated in their day, it is an unparalleled document of America’s highest aspirations in architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts. Our history, a quick tour, and our present-day efforts at restoring the Mansion convey an impression of the significance of this unique site, which is of national and even international importance.
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  • Average9%
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109 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4504
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Reviewed yesterday

I travel to a lot of cities and see a lot of these restored mansions. This one is the most elaborate in detail that I have ever seen. The person that built this originally was over the top fantastic. I loved it.

Thank Cyndi G
Reviewed 5 days ago

off the waterfront tourist path, the history and mansion story and history are a great place to visit. we did enjoy talking with the very knowledgeable people at the home. if you are looking for period history a nice place to visit.

Thank bledsoerodney
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place was amazing and goregous, I espically like the gift shop and the cute stuff they had.The smoke room was by far one of the most amazing rooms in the house.

1  Thank Disney_Travel_Girl83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This mansion is very beautiful, they have a college and AAA discount. There are only about 7 rooms you are able to visit while in the mansion so speak with the staff and get the most information out of all of them.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on an overnight to Portland with my mom and it was poor weather so we looked up some indoor activities near Old Port. It's an absolute hidden gem about 10 min walk off Commercial St. it was soo cool because 90% of the...More

1  Thank Katelyn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to very helpful docents, stationed at almost every room, one learns a lot about the building and its occupants. The attention to details, as well as a fairly complete collection of original furnishings and artwork, were most impressive.

1  Thank Allen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful mansion hidden in downtown Portland. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but wonderful craftsmanship inside and a very interesting story to go along with it.. Unlike most mansions in the United States, this one has 90% of the original furniture and...More

1  Thank RUSSELL V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only in the USA would the possibility of an amazing place be considered for demolition to make way for a gas station. Thank goodness it was saved . It is an incredible example of Victorian life . It is as if being there. With a...More

Thank eswain50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This stunning National Registry of Historic Places home will astonish you. Built for Hotel Magnate who started life on a Maine Farm, and ended up owning hotels in Boston, New York, and New Orleans. The house and many of the furnishings were custom designed in...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to see and feel history. The hone is preserved to reflect yesteryear. Great location near other landmarks, eateries and shops.

Thank Adnana_Mendieta
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Monica K
1 June 2017|
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Response from Nikki P | Reviewed this property |
When I went it was a guided tour. Took about 30 minutes if I remember right and one went every 15 minutes. It was quite nice to hear the history and see what all they were doing. I believe it was $16 per person or somewhere... More
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Flower052010
16 July 2016|
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Response from Tracy H | Reviewed this property |
We parked around the corner...I didn't see any parking available.
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SarahTony2002
7 February 2015|
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Response from znn786 | Reviewed this property |
Tour shouldn't take more than an hour; you would have to check their website for their hours of operation.
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