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Castle Tucker

2 Lee St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4121
+1 207-882-7169
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Amazing Local History Lesson

We stumbled on this local Wisscasset historical house and decided to take the tour. It was an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ken M
,
King George, Virginia
via mobile
Very informational.

Not all rooms are open. It's not a real castle. The history was amazing and the view of the bay... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shirley L
,
Manchester, New Hampshire
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1807 mansion maintained by Historic New England; extraordinary furnishings and design details.
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  • Very good37%
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2 Lee St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4121
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled on this local Wisscasset historical house and decided to take the tour. It was an amazing tour guided by Doug, a local history teacher who told us the history of the house and Wisscasset. The house and all the artifacts date back to...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not all rooms are open. It's not a real castle. The history was amazing and the view of the bay was super.

Thank Shirley L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We love visiting the Historic New England properties. They are all beautiful, and give a great glimpse of how things were in days gone by. Castle Tucker is a Federal Era mansion, which was decorated in the Victorian Era. It is quite beautiful. The view...More

Thank rob56664
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our tour guide was Jennifer and she was so informative. Also patient with my many questions. This house has such an interesting history and so fortunate to have much of it in the same condition it was in 150 years ago. A Maine treasure.

Thank Marti C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a fantastic guide on our visit - totally knowledgeable about the house, the family and all of the history which was fascinating The house itself is very interesting in design and how it was built. Most interesting central stairway we have ever come...More

Thank Etsie
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is my third visit with out-of-state friends and always enjoyable. This house has an interesting history and original furniture, floors, wallpaper, and outstanding stairway. Each guide has made this house come alive. If you like old homes and history this is the place to...More

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a large seaport house that displays the grandeur of the boom days of shipping as well as the resourcefulness of the owners when shipping was no longer lucrative. Our guide was Anne. Her love of the house and its former inhabitants became obvious...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The Historic New England organization has done a marvelous job in Wiscasset, restoring the Castle Tucker home. The outside of the home is not reflective of the inside. It is far more beautiful on the inside than the outside reveals. We've never seen so many...More

Thank EmEs
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My husband and I visited on a quiet Sunday in July and had a wonderful guide named Jane. She was well informed, enthusiastic, and great to talk with. It was just us on the tour, and when I mentioned I also work in a historic...More

Thank historyports
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Castle Tucker was situated in a quiet residential neighborhood of upscale homes near the Sheepscot River and away from the congested downtown area where parking is a challenge. There was adequate parking in the semi-circular driveway and on the street, if needed. Admission fees were:...More

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