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Salisbury Mansion

40 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2704
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Beautiful old house, fascinating family

The Salisbury Mansion was built in 1772 by Stephen Salisbury as a store and home. During the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Learn about local history and how the wealthy Worcesterites lived.

Beautiful home and interesting historical stories about the Salisbury family run store. See... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Amy B
Worcester, Massachusetts
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9 Nov 2017
“Beautiful old house, fascinating family”
22 May 2017
“Learn about local history and how the wealthy Worcesterites lived.”
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40 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2704
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Salisbury Mansion was built in 1772 by Stephen Salisbury as a store and home. During the Revolutionary War, more family members joined him to escape occupied Boston. He and his wife Elizabeth remodeled the house, furnished it elegantly, and created the home that you...More

Thank 31mbel
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautiful home and interesting historical stories about the Salisbury family run store. See furnishings and period collectibles on site. Imagine yourself among the Worecster elite during the 1800s.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Whether you visit during the holidays, when the house is specially decorated, or at another time, this house is worth the time. The guide we had was excellent; she knew all the history of the house and the Salisbury family and made the house come...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I had friends visit from Maryland who couldn't believe how great the collection at the Worcester Art Museum was for a city the size of Worcester. It was only when I went on a tour of this mansion that I learned that Stephen Salisbury donated...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My sister and I went to a tea party here and it was fun, they showed us around the house and told of the history, what a unique place in the middle of the city. The tea was nice too

Thank LtcdrLindasue
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Our visit began with a knock on the door, as it was locked and there is only one person staffing this mansion. We received a personalized tour, though we were ultimately joined by two more history buffs toward the end of the tour. This meant...More

Thank Natickpal
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

We visited this home for the first time today. They have a display of 24 Christmas trees all decorated in a totally unique theme. I have never seen a display like this! It must have taken thousands of hours to produce this beautiful display. We...More

Thank lookingeastat48
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This is one beautiful historical home. It's absolutely gorgeous. If kept it up so nicely it's really worth a stop just to see it from the outside let alone to try to see the inside too.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I love looking at stately mansions. This house sits on the top of a hill basically across the street from the Worcester Art Museum. Apparently, it was moved to it's current location in 1929 because the town thought it's original location too valuable to be...More

1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Not far from Sturbridge Village and worth a short drive to get there. Mansion is beautiful and interesting and the tour was quite informative. Friendly tour guide!

Thank october1055
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27 July 2017|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is very small. I believe it is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, free for 18 and under.