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Randy wrote a review Oct. 9
1 contribution1 helpful vote
From the time we arrived the staff was rude and not welcoming. They applied Covid rules rigidly without any display of respect for the visitors. Basically they ruined the museum experience and treated visitors as though they were doing us a favor by allowing us to visit. We
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Date of experience: October 2020
pbe wrote a review Jul. 2020
USA51 contributions23 helpful votes
I am not sure how the tours are during non-social-distancing times, but the audio tour was excellent. Short, fact packed stations throughout the property. Although a high level look at slavery on the property, it's enough to remind you that "all men are created equal" was a nice
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Date of experience: June 2020
Response from Carey217, Tour Coordinator at Owens Thomas House & Slave Quarters, Jepson Center, Telfair Academy Ticket Combo
Responded Jul. 22, 2020
We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Stay safe and we wish you continued safe travels!
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foundtrips wrote a review May 2020
San Antonio, Texas377 contributions42 helpful votes
The Telfair Academy was a wonderful surprise. This early 1800 townhouse became a museum in the 1880s. The exterior box-shape is very deceiving. The interior is divided into incredibly unique spaces. The collection is wonderfully curated and presented. Part of the collection is
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Date of experience: June 2019
caburg wrote a review Mar. 2020
Tewksbury, Massachusetts4 contributions2 helpful votes
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable & encouraged questions. Loved seeing the house which has been preserved & restored in the traditional time period. It was eye opening to see the owners attitude towards the slave population in their house written in their own words in the
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Date of experience: March 2020
WarrLorr wrote a review Mar. 2020
Savage, Maryland41 contributions5 helpful votes
Excellent guided tour! Monica was our guide, very qualified, interesting and able to answer any questions. We have been through many historic home tours and this was one of the best. The tour includes a realistic overview of the enslaved people who worked this mansion. The
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