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Making a date to visit again! - just beautiful

The building is beautiful to begin with. For the gingerbread house festival, you approach the... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
110aimeez
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Wethersfield, Connecticut
Visit to one of South Windsor's hidden gems

A welcoming facility with a combination of library books and a fantastic museum featuring birds... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
carolyndm
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

The building is beautiful to begin with. For the gingerbread house festival, you approach the building with the house lit up beautifully. Greeted simply when you walk in, and donations are accepted. Two stories are FILLED with creative, intricate designs by young and mature artists,...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

A welcoming facility with a combination of library books and a fantastic museum featuring birds, arrow heads and antique furniture.

Thank carolyndm
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Donated gingerbread houses by professionals and amateurs make this one amazing sight to be seen. Holiday shop always has great finds and reasonable prices. All proceeds go directly to operating this private library and museum which showcases the history of South Windsor.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

The Wood Memorial Library and Museum is an architectural masterpiece from a bygone era. Lovely place to meander around upstairs and downstairs as you find cozy corners to peruse a book. I've been here for the Gingerbread Festival and enjoyed it greatly. Also went to...More

Thank Joyce s
Reviewed January 17, 2017

While everyone in town goes to the big public town library so many people forget about this little gem on the quiet side of town. It's a great place for kids to go and find a book...it's got the atmosphere of an small town library...More

Thank blueskies4me
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I've enjoyed many classical concerts (FREE!), evening lectures on a variety of interesting topics or persons, special events such as the Gingerbread House display around Christmas and always walked away smiling!

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Reviewed December 4, 2016

I heard about the Wood Library's Gingerbread Festival on the news, and realized I would be quite close to it, when I returned from visiting my daughter. I live about an hour away. I made a point to stop and it was great. It looks...More

Thank cjyap
Reviewed September 19, 2016

lots of history, quaint & helpful. loved the exhibits. can't wait for the gingerbread house competition

Thank ChefAmandaBaby
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The Wood is a small library/museum on the East Hartford end of South Windsor's historic old Main Street. The library is home to a collection of taxidermy birds in addition to books on the main floor. At Christmas gingerbread houses are displayed. The lower level...More

Thank Marianne S
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Wonderful glimpses of South Windsor history are made available in this wonderful museum. Docents are so knowledgeable and gracious. A great get away from the hub-bub of our fast-paced society. You'll be glad you took the time to visit! Gail Griffith

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