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stunning

the self guided tour of this house is stunning, most of the furniture is authentic The home has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cheryl A
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Ottawa
Simply charming

Our friends live a few blocks from this loving maintained and restored Victorian Mansion. So we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elaine P
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Discover Belleville's Treasure: Glanmore National Historic Site. This grand Victorian mansion serves as both a historic house and community museum. It was built in 1883 for prominent Belleville Banker John Philpot Curran Phillips and his wife...more
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257 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1P4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the self guided tour of this house is stunning, most of the furniture is authentic The home has been restored to a beautiful piece of art!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends live a few blocks from this loving maintained and restored Victorian Mansion. So we strolled down the street pass many 1860 to early 1900 homes. There are many such homes in this part of the Canada. We where met by a cheerful and...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed July 4, 2018

On a rainy summer afternoon, I took my granddaughter to Glanmore, Belleville's historic house and museum. The house was built in 1883 by a local banker and his wife and used extensively for entertaining his clients. It had the first hot water shower and flush...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

This beautiful Mansion has had 4 generations of families living there. Everything was restored as it was. There was so much more to see on the 3 floors than my sister and I expected. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Gloria E
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a local treasure that I have not visited since my children were in school. It was so nice to go through solo as it gave me time to truly stop and absorb all of the wonderful historical pieces on display. A highly recommended...More

Thank April S
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Went with 2 friends girls day it was our first stop, this Home is beautiful grand and full of furniture. They have done a really great job preserving this wonderful landmark.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

A wonderful historic residence. A beautiful representation of its time. Rich in history, beautifully restored Victorian mansion. Love the fact the tour is self guided but the staff can pretty much answer any questions you have. Very worthwhile historical tourist attraction with a surprisingly large...More

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Melissa W, education and marketing coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to know that you recognized the level of care that has been put into presenting Glanmore and that our staff were knowledgeable and helpful. I do hope you will come again!

Reviewed November 25, 2017

We enjoyed our tour of this house. the restoration is terrific that has been done to the house in keeping it within it's time frame. The ceilings are amazing, cool to see all the authentic pieces and art work. Price reasonably, glad we did a...More

Thank Irene R
Melissa W, education and marketing coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thank yo for your visit and review of Glanmore National Historic Site. Please come again!

Reviewed October 22, 2017

Took my 8 year old son with hubby and we all had a nice time. Reasonable $. The lady that worked there was super friendly and informative. She gave our son a scavenger hunt sheet of paper to look around with. He really enjoyed it....More

Thank Christie B
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you for your great review of your visit to Glanmore National Historic Site. I'm glad your son enjoyed the scavenger hunt. We produce a new one every March so you can come back again and search for all new artifacts! The 3rd floor is...More

Reviewed October 16, 2017

What can I say, wow, is my first thought. If you are the keeper of your family treasures or just love the beauty in these artifacts, you'll find something you have or wish you had. It's really worth the time to see Glanmore House. I...More

Thank Ellen B
Melissa W, Education and Marketing Coordinator at Glanmore National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for your glowing review. I am so glad you appreciated the beauty of Glanmore. There is so much to see and take in that return visits are a great idea!

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Jachro
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Technically no. The discovery pass is valid at National Historic Sites operated by Parks Canada. Glanmore National Historic Site is operated by the City of Belleville. When you purchased your pass you should have received... More
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TheWormwood
February 13, 2017|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Yes! Glanmore is open year round, Tuesday to Sunday. Winter hours are 1 pm to 4:30 pm. Melissa Wakeling, Education and Marketing Coordinator, Glanmore National Historic Site
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JJKATH
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. The historic house is only partially accessible. There is a exterior lift to gain access to the entrance and main floor (otherwise, a wide staircase with six steps up and wide wooden... More
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