Merchant's House Museum, New York City

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  • A friend and I visited before Halloween for the evening guided ghost tour. It was a memoerable and well done experience. My only criticism was the intro video, which was dated and set a tone more akin...  more »
  • This amazing old house is truly like stepping back in time. The staff were very forthcoming with background about this time in our history and the house and family history. This is such an intimate an...  more »
  • We took a self tour of the Museum and found it very interesting. We were handed a binder for additional information and background. If we return, we will definitely plan to spend more time reading and...  more »
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  • Seems like you have stepped into another time, lost in history. Time is frozen here. I could sense the inhabitants especially in the drawing room with the piano, ready to be played by one of the daughters of the household. The wedding dress of the lady of the house showed that she was a slender, petite one. Plenty of religious sayings on the walls and a well thumbed bible on the table made her a devout Christian lady.
  • I really like that you have the option of doing a self guided tour or come at a specified time to a group tour with a guide. It was a very interesting building to see. The man working there mentioned that they had many artifacts from this family that were not currently on display. I asked him specifically if there were any of the artifacts that I study in my line of work and the only answer I got was "honestly, I have no idea, but of you come back sometime we might have more stuff out". That's not very helpful.
  • This museum opens on Mondays! It shows the memorable history of the Irish immigrant in NYC. You are able to begin your journey with a guide book or join in a tour. All of the staffs are extremely helpful and hospitable.
  • a cool museum in the middle of manhattan, owned by the same family since it was built, furnished with all original stuff. a real step back in history.
  • I like the history. So, the house and its history are interesting. But exibition and house's conditions are depressing.

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