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Salisbury Mansion

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Not quite 300 years old. Needs a lot of attention has not been very will maintained. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CDM49
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Texas
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Beautiful mansion

The Salisbury mansion is beautiful and takes a great picture. It is partly hidden in the back of a... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Alan S
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Raleigh, United States
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“Local History Of The Area ”
5 Mar 2018
“Beautiful mansion”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite 300 years old. Needs a lot of attention has not been very will maintained. Very interesting historical tour of the Salisbury family. The docent Bob provided a well balanced explanation of the mansion what was original and what was modified.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The Salisbury mansion is beautiful and takes a great picture. It is partly hidden in the back of a municipal parking lot rather than immediately facing the street.

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The Salisbury Mansion was built in 1772 by Stephen Salisbury as a store and home. During the Revolutionary War, more family members joined him to escape occupied Boston. He and his wife Elizabeth remodeled the house, furnished it elegantly, and created the home that you...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Beautiful home and interesting historical stories about the Salisbury family run store. See furnishings and period collectibles on site. Imagine yourself among the Worecster elite during the 1800s.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Whether you visit during the holidays, when the house is specially decorated, or at another time, this house is worth the time. The guide we had was excellent; she knew all the history of the house and the Salisbury family and made the house come...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I had friends visit from Maryland who couldn't believe how great the collection at the Worcester Art Museum was for a city the size of Worcester. It was only when I went on a tour of this mansion that I learned that Stephen Salisbury donated...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed June 23, 2016

My sister and I went to a tea party here and it was fun, they showed us around the house and told of the history, what a unique place in the middle of the city. The tea was nice too

Thank LtcdrLindasue
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Our visit began with a knock on the door, as it was locked and there is only one person staffing this mansion. We received a personalized tour, though we were ultimately joined by two more history buffs toward the end of the tour. This meant...More

1  Thank Natickpal
Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We visited this home for the first time today. They have a display of 24 Christmas trees all decorated in a totally unique theme. I have never seen a display like this! It must have taken thousands of hours to produce this beautiful display. We...More

Thank lookingeastat48
Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This is one beautiful historical home. It's absolutely gorgeous. If kept it up so nicely it's really worth a stop just to see it from the outside let alone to try to see the inside too.

Thank Bernardo F
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it is very small. I believe it is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, free for 18 and under.
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