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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!
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
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
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
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