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J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum

325 E Iron Ave, Dover, OH 44622-2105
+1 330-343-7040
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I Always Wondered...

I passed this mansion many times, going to and fro from Strasburg to New Philadelphia. Now it's a... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
bartonj426
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Dallas, Texas
summer road trip

Very informative staff, grounds were neatly kept, wedding on the grounds that day & there was a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
3simon8
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Montpelier, Ohio
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325 E Iron Ave, Dover, OH 44622-2105
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+1 330-343-7040
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

I passed this mansion many times, going to and fro from Strasburg to New Philadelphia. Now it's a museum. Most of the furniture and wall coverings are original. There's a steel mill nearby, owned by the Reeves back in the day. It was interesting.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Very informative staff, grounds were neatly kept, wedding on the grounds that day & there was a photo shoot going on for a magazine. Tour of the house was nice, original carpet in one room from 1900, Spent 1/1/2 hours with our guide Stan. Furnishing...More

Thank 3simon8
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

The carriage house has some interesting displays which we looked at before going on tour of house. Philip, who was very knowledgeable, gave us the tour. Most of the furniture is original. The way the staircase is made in the house is interesting and different....More

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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

All around great stop. The historical society museum in the carraige house was just fabulous. So many items from Dover's past, including carriages, cars, and parts of the post office. The house itself was just stunning. Such intricate woodwork. The fact that the furnishings are...More

Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

A journey back in time to the guilded-age lifestyle of one of Dover's industrialists- J.E.Reeves. Lots to see and beautifully decorated. Holiday decor is period traditional and tours during the season should be a family activity each year since it is changed each year to...More

Thank michaelbrauning
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

enjoyable visit especially at Christmas. Victorian style home, beautiful. the ladies that were there were very informative of the home and the family that had owned the home. very pleasant experience.

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

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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Reviewed January 18, 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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Reviewed October 12, 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...More

2  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed September 24, 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...More

Thank advsmuch
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Katie K
September 17, 2016|
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Response from lowerburrell |
I don't remember but , they do have a website and I should answer all of your questions. We went around Christmas and it was especially beautiful with the decorations. It is very interesting, had a nice tour.
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