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Emlen Physick Estate

1048 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737
+1 609-884-5404
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Interesting old house

We went here as part of a ghost tour and my friend had done it the previous year, as well, as part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia

We combined the trolley bus tour with this visit. Shown around Cape May for 45 mins then approx 45... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May's only Victorian house museum. Daily tours and special exhibits; trolley tours of the Historic District. Museum shop, gallery, and restaurant. Check website for guided and self-guided tour times.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1048 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737
+1 609-884-5404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as part of a ghost tour and my friend had done it the previous year, as well, as part of another tour about old homes in Cape May. The house was very interesting to see and I enjoyed hearing about the lives...More

Thank TracyBean06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We combined the trolley bus tour with this visit. Shown around Cape May for 45 mins then approx 45 min tour of the house, the short ride back to town. The house is interesting but rushed room to room. Not as leisurely as I would...More

Thank Colin1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and I went to have a great afternoon tea while we spent the day in Cape May. The afternoon tea menus was excellent and was very tasty. We come here a least once every summer during our sat in Wildwood Crest.

Thank 11Carl11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the estate a few times. The house tour is interesting and informative about early Cape May history. The carriage house has a tea room - VERY much fun! You can borrow a fancy hat to carry out the theme! Also art work...More

Thank JoAnne P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a shared ticket with the Camp May Trolley Tour and wasn't disappointed. The house is neat and you learn and see a lot during the hour that you are there.

Thank LJH610
Reviewed 1 week ago

This home has been mostly restored to the era it was built in. It is an interesting tour. They almost always have something else going on at this location. The Christmas tour is not to be missed. Great decorations that time of year.

Thank Susie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as part of a package trolley tour. It was a quick visit, but that was ok by us. Worth the stop and it's helpful to have a guide explain the rooms to you. One gal in our group caught several orbs in a...More

Thank JG717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour a beautiful old house bringing you back in time. We always make a stop here on every visit! There are also other activities that take place on the grounds...

Thank pam s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last summer The estate is beautiful, rich in history and with many interesting details. It's definitely worth a visit.

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked through the grounds last year and poked around (completely free) and visited the gift shop and saw the old Cape May photo exhibit they have. (Also free). This year was about the hurricanes and bad storms they have suffered through there over the last...More

Thank Doug P
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Cathy P
10 June 2017|
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Response from Tourcoordinator | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so.
27 August 2016|
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Response from russellbW1191YD | Reviewed this property |
It's about four and a half miles. The Ferry offers Cape May Ferry and Tour packages, some of which include a shuttle stop at the estate. A ride via Uber might be another option.
16 July 2016|
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Response from duck213c | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot at the house I saw no sign about fee.