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Tate House Museum

1267 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102-1934
+1 207-774-6177
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Tate House Museum Admission and Tour
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Architectural Tour of Tate House Museum
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Georgian-style House, built in 1755; also has 18-century herb garden.
  • Excellent66%
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  • Average14%
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1267 Westbrook St, Portland, ME 04102-1934
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the Tate House. Have loved it since childhood, many decades ago. You get a glimpse into a family and how they lived. A must see.

Thank roamerNewYorkCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the architectural tour today and had a very nice time. Barbara was our tour guide and she was extremely knowledgeable and personable. The tour took about 90 minutes and covered everything from the attic to the basement. She knew...More

1  Thank Melanie3979
chefj0an, Public Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Barbara is one of our many talented and knowledgeable docents and we are glad you enjoyed your time at the Tate House

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Kudos to the staff, docents, and board members who make this 18th century house come alive for 21st century visitors. The people who built and lived in the house are presented well and provide a good context for understanding the Province of Maine in the...More

2  Thank Sarah P
chefj0an, Board Member at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thanks for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed our house as much as we do.

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Lovely, well preserved example of a colonial home pre-Revolution. Docents are passionate about the subject and happy to share the local history.

Thank Jackie B
chefj0an, Guest Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum and thank you for the positive review

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Tate House is a fine representation of 1700's elegant living. You will learn about the living conditions (see the sleeping chambers, not to mention the camber pots! but I digress) you'll learn how the Maine woods was coveted for it's straight white pine trees...More

1  Thank Sue K
chefj0an, Public Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for joining us at the Tate House. We love sharing our Maine history with our guests.

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Colonial Georgian architecture that is well preserved and easily experienced in a manner consistent with 1780's. Daily life is well represented and explained plus a video that describes the conflict with the English and the mast trade. The historic reprentation of herb gardens is informative...More

4  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting, informative, and fascinating history. Our docent, Peg, was exceptional! Quite passionate and knowledgeable about The Tate House. Suggest doing the waking tour too and check out the gift store.

5  Thank DianeCarr
chefj0an, Public Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thanks for a great review.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had visited Old Port so many times in the past, it was like a second home. But recently my wife found the Tate House museum near the Jetport of all places so on a rainy day we made the trek. The area was unknown...More

5  Thank Trolleyman
chefj0an, Guest Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Thank you for your great review.

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit. John our tour guide was so sweet. Very insightful. I learned many things about the area. I never realized what a small world we live in and how things from all over the world effect us here.

4  Thank lbm42598
chefj0an, Guest Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I used a Groupon admission for this attraction. We gave ourselves only an hour and we could have used another hour or so. The house, which is close to 300 years old, is beautiful. Our guide was wonderful. His knowledge of the...More

4  Thank pbandjellies
chefj0an, Guest Relations Manager at Tate House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2016

So glad you enjoyed your tour. We are very proud of our house and our docents.

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teacher91
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Response from chefj0an | Property representative |
We're not hard to find at all. We are 10 minutes from the Old Port area. Just take Congress Street out of the city and head towards the airport. We are at 1267 Westbrook Street at the intersection of Congress. If you are... More
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