I enjoyed walking through the museum with its variety of carriages. I was disappointed that several of the carriages had no descriptions. It might be nice to have a little guide that differentiated the different styles. There type of carriage was usually mentioned, but I didn't know what differentiated a surrey from say a phaeton that I saw there.
This is a wonderful collection of coaches, carriages, and wagons! All that's missing is the horses, ponies, or goats that made these vehicles (including sleighs!) go... If you have kids with you, prep them first by letting them know who General Tom Thumb was... then show them the luxurious carriage that he used! One of the best parts of viewing... 更多
What a neat experience, especially about so many different kinds of carriages in one place! Just amazing collection and amazing history to read and see.
I have to say that the coaches have all been wonderfully restored and save some of the wooden features, look brand new. However this takes away from seeing the coaches as something more. They look like they have been reproduced verses looking like historic pieces. It took away some of the fun....
The collection was impressive. I was a little disappointed at the signage. They told us what each piece was, but I would have liked more information about the actual uses for the carriages and maybe even a little back story about the individual pieces in the collection.
I had never before seen a carriage museum. This did not disappoint. The docent was very knowledgeable and friendly. An unusual window into life in the horse (and goat!) drawn carriage days.
Included in the ticket for visiting the Morven Estate, this museum is unique with its expansive collection of horse-drawn carriages.... 更多
This private collection is magnificent; collected through their travels around the globe. All are beautifully maintained and displayed and a... 更多