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Lefferts Homestead

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glimpse into the past

This 1723 Dutch colonial sits on the edge of Prospect Park, built at a time when the Flathbush area... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Quincy MA
200 hundred year old Farm house.

Very nice find in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. This 200 year old farmhouse was relocated to Prospect... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2015
Brooklyn, New York
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25 Apr 2017
“glimpse into the past”
3 Aug 2015
“200 hundred year old Farm house.”
Once the property of one of the area's wealthiest men, the Lefferts Homestead is now a children's museum.
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Flatbush Avenue at Empire Boulevard, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY 11215
+1 718-965-8999
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

This 1723 Dutch colonial sits on the edge of Prospect Park, built at a time when the Flathbush area was farmland. You can walk freely through the house, which has old, wide wood plank flooring and reproductions of 1820s furniture, along with some antiques.The yard...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Very nice find in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. This 200 year old farmhouse was relocated to Prospect Park and is very interesting! The guide will give you a good history of the once working farm. Good for all!

1  Thank enidfromtheslope
Reviewed May 15, 2015

Lefferts house is a farmhouse over 200 years old that was relocated to Prospect Park. Outside were old fashioned games. We wouldn't have noticed them but the young man working there was so friendly and invited us to play that we did and ended up...More

1  Thank Gingerww4
Reviewed September 26, 2013

We wanted to see a different aspect of New York and took the subway to Prospect Park, a good trip, a good walk and a great welcome from the great staff at Lefferts. It is a lovely building, lovingly preserved and designed to help children...More

2  Thank Gulliva
Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful museum! A young man gave us the tour and his enthusiasm for Brooklyn history brought this lovely house to life. Check out the tour times and try to catch one - if it's not busy, a tour might be provided if you...More

1  Thank TigerHeart25
Reviewed February 19, 2003

Lefferts has some great resources and the knowledgeable staff is very eager to help and answer any questions you have. Worth a trip to if you're in the neighborhood.

2  Thank Extraordinary10111
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