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Ross Memorial Museum

188 Montague St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1J2, Canada
+1 506-529-5124
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This is a wonderful opportunity to get a glance at the history of St. Andrews. The home is open... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2014
Michael C
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Albany, New York
Worth a visit to see an upper class family's home

To enter the Ross house, you have to ring the door bell and wait for the employee to welcome you... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2014
retireeVancouver
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Vancouver
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This lovely 1824 Georgian mansion holds not only a wonderful love story, but also a surprising collection of fine early New Brunswick furniture, paintings by Canadian and California artists and artefacts collected by the museum's benefactors, Henry and Juliette Ross on their world travels.Free admission, donations appreciated. The Ross Memorial Museum offers personal guided tours,self-guiding materials and an exhibit highlighting photographs, video and special artefacts.The museum is open June to Canadian Thanksgiving, Monday to Saturday 10am to 4:30pm and off season by chance or appointment.
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188 Montague St, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1J2, Canada
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Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a wonderful opportunity to get a glance at the history of St. Andrews. The home is open during the summer and early fall.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed October 16, 2014

To enter the Ross house, you have to ring the door bell and wait for the employee to welcome you, just as one would when visiting friends. After a short introduction about Henry and Sarah Ross and their lifestyle (it took them 3 months to...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed October 1, 2014

We entered this magnificent home where we were greeted by Karie, hope I spelled your name correctly. She has such compassion for the Ross family, making you feel as if she was related to them. She pours her soul into her work and truly makes...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2014

They tell a great historic love story in the museum and all the rooms are decorated perfectly with treasures the family collected through the years. One downside is that you cannot enter a lot of rooms because they don't want to tarnish their artifacts.

Thank Darrby S
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Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stumbled across this house museum while wandering around St. Andrews. It was fascinating. We spent hours in there. I would love to have met the Ross's. They traveled around the world more than once and their photo albums of their world travels in the...More

Thank ektlaw
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Reviewed September 18, 2014

Worth checking out, if only to find out the quirky story of the couple who restored the place. Most of the museum is furnished as a historic house, Victorian-era, but there's also a display about the couple and their international travels. Also changing exhibits in...More

1  Thank 46Elizabeth53
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Reviewed September 12, 2014

Since we were staying at the Rossmount Inn, we thought it would be nice to visit the Museum to learn the history of the original owners of the Inn, the Ross Family. There is no admission fee to the museum, only a donation if you...More

3  Thank MJP695rue
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

I went twice to this museum. Very interesting part of NB history, antique furniture, photos, carpets and other collectibles from the Ross family. The guide was resourceful and knowledgeable. I enjoyed talking to her and she stayed past the closing time just for me. The...More

Thank fiskat
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Reviewed August 31, 2014

It was a nice visit thats for sure. The woman that greeted us was super nice and welcoming. She gave a small informative introduction. It is definitely a nice activity to go by. The rooms are all kept in its way they were. It‘s crazy...More

1  Thank Isabel S
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Reviewed August 28, 2014

Beautiful home. Interesting family. Home movies displayed. Also, don't forget to visit the basement....

Thank Boytbab
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