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Gore Place

52 Gore St, Waltham, MA 02453-6866
+1 781-894-2798
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Gore Place

Gore Place in Waltham Ma. Is a lovely venue for an celebration, grounds are beautiful and on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lilettehickey
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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Gore Place was the site of an outdoor wedding that we attended recently. The staff were real... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
eddyd263
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Sewell, New Jersey
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Gore Place is a 50-acre country estate in the city, a grand mansion steeped in history, a working farm, and an invaluable community resource. The Gores built their home in 1806. With the help of a Parisian architect, Rebecca planned the Federal-style mansion — a rare opportunity for a woman of the time. The Gores filled the house with locally made furniture and beautiful art, much of which remains in place today. Gore Place is located at 52 Gore St. in Waltham, just nine miles from the heart of Boston. The grounds are open to the public as a community resource. Tours: Monday through Friday on the hour at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, and 2 pm Saturdays on the hour at 12, 1, 2, and 3 pm Sundays: Closed
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52 Gore St, Waltham, MA 02453-6866
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gore Place in Waltham Ma. Is a lovely venue for an celebration, grounds are beautiful and on Thursdays in July there are free movies shown at dusk on the lawn. Also great strolling thru the Greenhouse. A must see

Thank lilettehickey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gore Place was the site of an outdoor wedding that we attended recently. The staff were real friendly and accommodating. The ceremony was held outside near some big trees. There was a happy hour inside the "barn" and the main wedding party was held under...More

Thank eddyd263
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I didn't know about Gore Place, until I did a search for What to do in Waltham. This is one of the items that showed up and it was a pleasant trip. The guide (Ana) gave me a nice overview of this history of the...More

Thank LadyAbby35
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I'd never have expected a site like this in the middle of the suburban Boston area. House of early 1800's landed gentry, a mini Downton Abby/Upstairs Downstairs feel.

Thank mitch708
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a historic spot to visit in leisure, both meandering around the grounds and touring the homestead itself. The tour guides are great ... knowledgeable and entertaining. The Gore Place is interesting in any season, as the grounds have exhibits of traditional seasonal activities,...More

Thank mizmarcia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Touring the Gore Place is an extremely authentic, educational and rewarding experience. This is the actual home of our past governor Christopher Gore. I would recommend touring this museum or attending one of the many seasonal events. The summer brings concerts and the famous sheep...More

Thank n1rlo
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Had an excellent guided tour. Unlike some docents we have had, this one was extremely knowledgeable. Nice feature is a notebook in each room giving more detail on each of the furnishings. Very instructive.

Thank flyfishr
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Went during my lunch break to March book fair. It was the last day of the fair and they had moved it from the carriage house to the manor. Once I called I was told that. Man who let me into the mansion was nice...More

Thank Jasmine G
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Sheep sheering festival is fun as is snowshoeing. If there aren't any activities going it is a little dull.

Thank michelley711
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Great for a Christmas Tea with Santa. I enjoyed this event with my sister, daughter, and grandchildren. A lovely afternoon Tea with Santa. You are able to take pictures with Santa and listen to him read "The night before Christmas while children sit and gather...More

Thank Diane C
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