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Address: 161 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945
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A Georgian mansion built in 1768 built by ship-owner and patriot Colonel...

A Georgian mansion built in 1768 built by ship-owner and patriot Colonel Jeremiah Lee.

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If you visit Marblehead, don't miss this

The Marblehead Museum consists of several buildings including the Jeremiah Lee Mansion and the museum across the street. Check online for hours and reservations but don't miss... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2017
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Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
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Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Marblehead Museum consists of several buildings including the Jeremiah Lee Mansion and the museum across the street. Check online for hours and reservations but don't miss this opportunity to step into an authentic mansion from Marblehead's booming 18th century.

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Thank Elko11
Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Step back in time and imagine being the one to dance in gowns and balance on elegant stairs. Wander the gardens among plants original from the 18th century. Original wallpaper still hanging!

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Thank Margi F
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The woodwork on the staircase & downstairs is worth the visit alone. The best historic house in the area. Good insight into the history of the area

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Danbury, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We've wanted to visit the mansion but it's always been closed when we were in Marblehead. We were the only people to visit the afternoon we were there so we had the tour guide all to our selves and she gave us an almost two hour tour. The Mansion has too many features to list here but it's worth the... More 

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Thank robstainedglass
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A tour of the Jeremiah Lee Mansion is a great insight to our history. I was not aware of the significance of Jeremiah Lee and the role he played in the American Revolution. The tour guides are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about giving a tour of this beautiful historic home.

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Thank Frank A
Frederick, Maryland
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

One of the few place to tour in Marblehead. We were able to tour all three levels. Not always the case in some mansions. Most all of the furnishings are not original to the house. Got a fairly good overview of the family. We would liked to have learned more about the house itself, but limited information on many of... More 

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Thank Bob T
Toronto
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141 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

House, collections and guides add up to a great experience. The Lee familly occupied the house for a relatively short period, after which it passed through a succession of owners until providentially it was bought and rescued. The house itself is the choef exhibit, showing how the rich of the 1760s could live -- the space, the decorations, and the... More 

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Thank winst0n4
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

In early Marblehead, we had some successful merchants. With the success certainly came the finer things of life. You can view how a successful merchant used his resources to build at that time one of the best residences in Marblehead. It is a short visit but another reason to allow you to " Complete Marblehead"

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Thank traveler19562015
Salem, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Who would have thun k that lowly Marblehead would know of such colonial splendor? Take a trip back in time. This is a great way to spend a half hour.

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Thank Michael L
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

For a small fee (children free), take a fun and informative guided tour through 3 full stories of a late 18th century Georgian style Colonial mansion. With intact period wallpaper, fascinating stories and beautifully displayed artifacts in the home of the region's richest man in those days, this is a lovely way to pass some quality time in "Old Town"... More 

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