Excellent example of an entrepreneurial local family, with many original furnishings and items, from toys to dining ware. Inside and out are very well-preserved, providing a setting that enables a glimpse of life in Southington dating from 1836. Hostess was very knowledgeable and hospitable
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...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...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....更多