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J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum

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Address: 325 E Iron Ave, Dover, OH 44622-2105
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Creston senior tours

we catered a meal here & ate in the carriage house after our tour of the house with very informative guides. Very helpful with helping me plan our lunch there Very beautiful home... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Creston, Ohio
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Creston, Ohio
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we catered a meal here & ate in the carriage house after our tour of the house with very informative guides. Very helpful with helping me plan our lunch there Very beautiful home & a history lesson too of the area

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Dover, Ohio
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have visited several times for special events held on the grounds. Always well kept,very neat collection of era memorabilia.

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Dover, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This place has tons and rooms full of interesting history. Locals and visitors will find the tour guides fun and the information informative. Make sure you your it during the holidays also and they offer many special events throughout the year, including a girl's tea and a history camp.

1 Thank Lisa S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Beautiful home with lovely flowers surrounding it. The tour starts in the carriage hour. There is a wide array of memorabilia of Dover with exhibits on World War 2, the canal, and of course the Reeves family. The tour of the mansion is guided and takes roughly 45 minutes. The parking lot is smaller and we got a little lost... More 

Thank advsmuch
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

When I was in high school we did a trip to Reeves. It is still one of my fondest memories. The guided tour explained the history of the house and family. The carriage house was gorgeous! The Reeves family started the steel mill that is just behind this house. Also the home next to it was their daughter's home; it... More 

1 Thank Laura M
Dover, Ohio
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

For a small fee you can see a beautiful home with original furnishings, carpet and wordwork. Mr. Reeves is responsible for establishing everything from a steel mill, bank and radio station in Dover. The carriage house showcase barrages and cars as well as numerous other displays relevant to the time and/or the history of Dover. They often have special events... More 

Thank Danielle L
Columbus, OH
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I am not much into museums but THIS one was very interesting--how the very rich lived years ago. We had a private tour (just 2 of us and the tour guide) July 23. The house is gorgeous and the guide knew a lot about the house, how they lived, etc. Of particular interest was the "fainting" couches. They were low... More 

1 Thank 2ndchildhood
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Great visit! Everything is left almost like the family left it... As one of the kids were alive when the museum was in its infancy. Worth checking out!

1 Thank Anthony R
Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Had been waiting to have the right time to visit this home during Christmas, to see it all decorated for the season. And it didn't let me down, it was so beautifully decorated. If you get a chance to go here don't miss it you won't be sorry. Lot's of original artifacts from the reeve's family. The tour guides are... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We went with our Century Homes Association Group which numbered around 20 members. When the reservations were made, we were to have a room. It did not work out AND it was an open house with singers in the attic to entertain the guests. Our guide, Phil Fischio, a high school student, was WONDERFUL! He kept our large group together... More 

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