Started tour watching excellent video about Mt. Tom. Docent arrived and told us that we could not finish video due to time restraint. This was her motto through tour. I thought that Museum was about to close, but found that it would be another 3 hours before closure. Docent could not answer questions about artifacts or furniture. She was only... 更多
The lecture was very interesting, but I went on a very warm day, so unfortunately had to leave, just to warm. Will go back when the weather is cooler.
This is a museum located in a working class neighborhood of Holyoke. It is an old Victorian house that was turned into a museum. There is a lot of history from Victorian era Holyoke. The gift shop is charming. I went to a lecture on volleyball which was invented in Holyoke. The speakers were very knowledgeable.
A beautiful part of Holyoke's history. Once the home of the Skinner family, owners of the famed Skinner Satin mills. Guided tours are available & occasionally concerts are held on the grounds & in the music room. There are also art exhibits held there.
Get a tour to learn about this Holyoke family's personal and business history, good deeds, home renovations, interior design and architecture, and staff. If you like any of these topics then you'll love this place! Be sure to ask about their domestic employees to get a sense of what they did and what life was like.
Old historic house. Worth a visit and a tour. Apparently they sometimes have weddings there, which doesn't surprise me as... 更多
Nice house museum with the usual interesting old furnishings, and some nice paintings. What was different was they had a... 更多