We took a tour of the Barnes Museum the last Saturday of March (open first and last Saturdays of month...check website for additional hours). This mansion is full of treasures from the past 150 years - everything belonged to the family - not a thing had to be brought in to complete the tour. As the family constantly kept diaries,... 更多
Visited and lots of period furniture and decor. Visited after Thanksgiving and was changing the decor over to Christmas time. Tour guide was knowledgeable about the house and the period of time it represents. No good spot for parking.
While at the Apple Harvest festival in Southington we decided to visit this historic home. We were pleasantly surprised at all the well preserved beautiful items in the museum. Our tour guide, Bonny was very knowledgeable and knew all the backstories about all the displayed items. All the items have a diary entry for when it was purchased,etc. So much... 更多
This is a restored and fully furnished home that takes you back through the life of the Barnes family living there since the 1800's. The hours are limited and there is a cost to go through it. However, it is like stepping back through time. If you want to go at Christmas time, it is fully decorated for the season.... 更多
It nice to see how people lived in the past, but it's nice that the hold special events from time to time. I like the fairyland they created during Apple Harvest festival and taste of Southington
The Barnes Museum is an amazing historical home that is fully furnished with items that belonged to the three generations... 更多