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Address: 124 Granite St, Westerly, RI 02891-2435
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+1 401-596-5704

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They have done an excellent job sharing the local history. The new Granite exhibit is a must. We are fortunate to have this wonderfully preserved home in out town.

Reviewed 10 September 2015
Susan B
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

They have done an excellent job sharing the local history. The new Granite exhibit is a must. We are fortunate to have this wonderfully preserved home in out town.

1 Thank Susan B
Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Docent led tour of the 1734 Mansion House was wonderful along with the tour of the Westerly Granite Industry Exhibit in the museum's Carriage House facility.

1 Thank John C
Mystic, Connecticut
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Stopped by and visited the Babcock-Smith house since I enjoy history - and this is a place worth visiting. The house has plenty of history and lots of period items fill the rooms (something some colonial era homes are often missing). The docents are incredible - the stories they told and their ability to answer my many questions made the... More 

3 Thank Richard M
Westerly, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

great place to learn about Westerly history and see how people lived during the colonial period. Docents are dressed in period costume. Soon they will be having a festival of trees, where most of the rooms in the house have a Christmas tree decorated by an individual or organization. I have been to that the last 2 years in a... More 

1 Thank Nisty_13
Queens, New York
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Wonderful and informative tour of historic home provided by knowledgeable docent. Learned about the history of the home, the owners, the town of Westerly, and period furnishings and decor.

2 Thank KAS_QU_NYC
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 9 January 2012

Great guides, historic landmark, definately great for kids and adults alike, i would recommend to most age visitors.

4 Thank Dave B

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