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Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum

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A step back in torrington History

A great place to visit. Step back into a time when things were slower and more focused. Great... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Joseph A
Torrington, Connecticut
A step back in time

Quaint and lovely, a step back in time.....historical in nature capturing the history of the area... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

A great place to visit. Step back into a time when things were slower and more focused. Great staff and very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Quaint and lovely, a step back in time.....historical in nature capturing the history of the area and the surrounding towns.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pdesrochers
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I’ve driven past this beautiful house for many years and never realized what a gem it is! On a whim, my husband,daughter and I made a visit. We were all impressed by the beauty and history of this downtown home. We had our own guide...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum is a trip back in Torrington’s history. It is well kept and the staff full of information and background into the families and their contribution to Torrington. A not to be missed venue in Torrington, CT.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Hotchkiss-Fyler House and adjacent Museum constitute the Torrington Historical Society. The house, with grey slate roof, red turret and surrounding gardens is an imposing property decorated typically in early 20th Century style. It is open during the Spring/Summer/Fall seasons on Wednesday thru Saturday in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I visited one day on a whim and were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the interior of this house was. The kitchen looked to be almost untouched from the early 50's, the woodwork in the common areas is simply amazing, as it...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Edward P
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a well-run and beautifully kept museum in downtown Torrington. You will learn a great deal about the style of living of the rich mercantile class in the late 19th century. Guided tours are most informative. Combine it with a visit to the adjacent...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank bcorr2014
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is a beautiful old home with many original furnishings. The guided tours are given by knowledgeable, helpful people.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank johannbb
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Great Place to step back in time!! Always nice to see were we came from! So many products made right here in Torrington, CT. Check it out!!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank supernatural_inc
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Fine exhibit prepared for Black History Month!! Adds to knowledge of slavery in Connecticut and New England.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Rita B
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