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For My Wife

Put this on the agenda to tour because my wife loves the old architecture homes and Mansions. We... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
MALaehn
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Newton, Iowa
For the love of history

My husband and I came here twice - Thursday, June 21, as part of a historical driving photo opp... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
TLaehn2011
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Newton, Iowa
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1601 Maine St, Quincy, IL 62301-4264
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is beautiful. They have a good set up for displays. The volunteers are very willing to talk to you about the history of the town. Love the stain glass display upstairs .

Thank Dorine K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Museum is absolutely beautiful. You can tell theh tske great pride in the building and take good care of it. I have also visited it during the Christmas season and that is a MUST..it is gorgeously decorated with many trees! ♡

Thank Mavis H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PROS: plenty of parking; nestled amidst other smaller but still interesting mansions ; nice docent; the first floor is about the mansion, the 2nd and 3rd floor are natural history exhibits. CONS : none. 45 min stop, worth it to see the other neighborhood houses.

Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Put this on the agenda to tour because my wife loves the old architecture homes and Mansions. We had come here the day before to take pictures of the grounds and structure. Seeing it's massive size, I thought it would take hours to tour it's...More

Thank MALaehn
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here twice - Thursday, June 21, as part of a historical driving photo opp tour, and then again on Friday, June 22, to tour the inside. The mansion, as an exterior architectural wonder is beautiful. Upon entering the first floor,...More

Thank TLaehn2011
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visited on a Saurday afternoon with family from overseas. Given a tour of the museum and guide to explain all about Quincy. Nice building with lots of old character and charm.

Thank 01Freckles
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Saturday afternoon and my wife and granddaughter were going shopping not the guy thing so I decided to take him to the museum. It's on 16th Maine street easy to find if your from out of town. Naturally he loved the dinosaur exhibits. He took...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is the Quincy version of the Biltmore House. Lot of interesting things to learn about the house and the people that were some of the first big business men of Quincy. also has a great room for kids with dinosaurs. The Gift shop also...More

Thank rojolly
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I attended a string quartet concert during an Arts Festival within the last year. I had not been here for a couple years, and was PLEASANTLY surprised at the exhibits, atmosphere, and the ambiance. So perfect for a small wedding (if that's your thing!)

Thank artygrlQcy
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Nancy, the tour guide who showed us around, shared much info about the history, architecture, and of this beautiful home in a lovely area of Quincy. She pointed out many details of the woodwork and stunning craftsmanship of the home. She did her research and...More

Thank kosdak
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Hello, and thank you for asking. Unfortunately, I do not work at the museum so I can not answer your questions. Best that I can do for now anyway is to suggest that you Google them. I'm sure that their hours are online... More
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