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March 30, 2016

Visitor Services Associates in Museums Today

We are proud that we always have had highly trained associates on the floor to answer our guests questions. > Read more

March 07, 2016

Dressing Downton™: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Extended Through May 29, 2016

Due to popular demand, Dressing Downton will extend through Memorial Day weekend. > Read more

February 23, 2016

Creating the English Tea Garden Experience

Enjoy a time-lapse video showing the progress throughout a short three and a half days creating our English tea garden > Read more

January 27, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Driehaus Prize Announced

Scott Merrill has been awarded this year's Richard H. Driehaus Prize for Architecture > Read more

January 04, 2016

Book Your Tea Experience Today

Complement your visit to the special exhibition Dressing Downton™: Changing Fashion for Changing Times with a unique tea experience. > Read more

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Museum Blog

September 10, 2013
The Young Mr. and Mrs. Nickerson: A Brief History
Samuel and Mathilda Nickerson were patriarch and matriarch of this fine home, but we can’t overlook their son Roland and his wife Adelaide, who shared the mansion with the elder Nickersons and started their young family here. Read more