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Address: 104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240-2725
Phone Number: +1 413-637-3206
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10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Ventfort Event

If you are a rehab addict like I am or an architect fiend, you will find this tour fascinating. Poor old house has gone through many hands and years of neglect, but has been saved... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 February 2016
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New York City, New York
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80 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

If you are a rehab addict like I am or an architect fiend, you will find this tour fascinating. Poor old house has gone through many hands and years of neglect, but has been saved by the good women of Lenox. Restored rooms have been brought to their original glory with love and care, but found furniture, not necessarily original... More 

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1 Thank Harradexperience
New Hyde Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Im am a big fan of historic houses, the tour guide was very knowledgable and cute. This place was beautiful without being fake, it was restored modestly.

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Cranbury, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

The family history told by our two guides was so interesting. The house is very beautiful but only half of the place has been restored so far. It is interesting to see the differences in the renovations to date.

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new haven, ct
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406 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is a very nice excursion for a morning or afternoon. Unlike the huge Newport "cottages", this one is easy to digest in a short time. It's particularly amazing when you see the disrepair the place was in only a couple of decades ago. It's just as educational to see the reconstruction work as it is to see the original... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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424 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

You will recognize this impressive and historic mansion and museum as the set for the film Cider House Rules , based on the novel by John Irving. Years of rebuilding, refurnishing and restoration have made this attraction in Lenox Ma. very special.

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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide was great and knew the answer to all our questions. The house has been lovingly restored after almost having been demolished. The attention to detail was amazing. I hope they raise the money they need to get everything back to the way it was in 1890.

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Cape Cod
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85 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

What an interesting place. The mansion's history is on display through photos & info from the friendly & informative guide. You must take a guided tour, which is on the hour, every hour. There are even places where you can look into the still un-restored area, to see what this place was like when they started the restoration. Completed areas... More 

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Bellevue Iowa
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

It as absolutely amazing what has been accomplished here. This amazing mansion was rescued at the last possible moment from destruction, and now is on its way to being a fabulous restored piece of history. We had a fabulous guide, who was knowledgeable and just gushed enthusiasm. The first floor has been fully renovated and is fabulous. The second floor... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Beautiful, historic home is in beginning stages of renovation. Recently reclaimed, the historic society is doing an incredible job of restoring the home to it's full glory.

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Branford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Very wonderful attempt to restore this historical home of Sarah Morgan. Excellent tour guide, who was very versed in the history of the home.

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