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Amazing House

I was surprised by how beautiful everything was in this historic house. The pieces that were... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
Get out of Boston

And away from the Revolutionary era. See how a family lived in the following century. The China... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire
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27 Jul 2018
“Amazing House”
26 May 2018
“Get out of Boston”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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215 Adams St, Milton, MA 02186-4215
+1 617-696-1815
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

I was surprised by how beautiful everything was in this historic house. The pieces that were related to the china trade were so interesting. There are stairs to get both upstairs and downstairs. Well worth the trip!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

And away from the Revolutionary era. See how a family lived in the following century. The China Trade built this grand house and plenty of original pieces carried back on display. Each generation made their mark and incorporated changes. The tour is very easy going....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CherylS726
Reviewed February 10, 2018

I love history and I live locally, so visiting this house is convenient, but always enjoyable. It is located on a high spot in Milton, MA and has a wonderful view of Boston. The house itself is nicely maintained and museum offers many programs for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank kitkatkib
Reviewed September 27, 2016

The Forbes House is a lovely Italianate Home that has been converted into a museum. Most of the interior has been set up to reflect life in the mid 1800's. The collection focuses on Chinese wares since Captain Forbes did this route often. In the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank veronicafromboston
Reviewed March 23, 2016

History of China trade many years ago. History of famous family with old antique furniture have special events. Has a replica of lincoln's cabin on property.

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Loraine S
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were invited to visit this museum by friends last weekend. What a surprise. Years ago it was the Museum of the China Trade, but is now called the Forbes House Museum. The artifacts are 90% original to the home or its owners. A fascinating...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank OurTime35
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