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Falmouth Museums on the Green

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Historical buildings, stories, events...what's not to like!

Well...the walking tour could do a bit more walking with a bit less talking at the beginning but we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The town of Falmouth is very fortunate to have such an active and vibrant Historical Society with... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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55 and 65 Palmer Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well...the walking tour could do a bit more walking with a bit less talking at the beginning but we learned a lot. We also took a guided tour of the house on the property, saw the gardens and came back for a special event that...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

The town of Falmouth is very fortunate to have such an active and vibrant Historical Society with such wonderful volunteers and to have such lovely buildings and grounds. The volunteers give historical tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 o'clock. Our tour...More

5  Thank bcnett
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Here the docent shares their knowledge with you and is able to help you understand the past. There are two buildings and a barn that has additional history. Weekly they provide a walking tour on Tuesday mornings. The cost is very reasonable which helps to...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Falmouth Museums on the Green is a great starting point when visiting Falmouth. You start out in the Hallett Barn, in which the visitor center and gift shop are located. There, you can watch a 12 minute video on the history of Falmouth and view...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I arrived @ the Hallett Barn Visitors Center for the 10am walking tour of 3 houses in the center of town. The rustic Barn contains Civil War memorabilia. It was restored, & in 2012 2,200 sq. ft. was added to the back, which serves as...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We went on a walking tour of the old area of Falmouth. The tour lasted about an hour and we learned a lot about the town. Our tour guide was full of facts and fun. Be prepared for lots of walking.

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Don't get me wrong this isn't some fancy National Trust experience, but for $5 each we had a great time. Short video on the history of Falmout, then a tour of the adjacent hour by wonderful guide called Denise. Fascinating, saw items we'd never heard...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Recommend the house for people interested in architecture, but the tour staff is very knowledgeable about the people who lived here too.

1  Thank Jennifer22LW
Reviewed August 19, 2016

this is a really fun way to spend a few hours. the tour guides were informative and made the history and facts fun for the kids to learn.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Museums on the Green in Falmouth is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon with family and friends. They have live & televised presentations, and guided tours, most of which are led by staff dressed in period clothing. They don't rush you and...More

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