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Noah Webster House

227 S Main St, West Hartford, CT 06107-3430
+1 860-521-5362
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Fun museum where you don't expect one

I drove by this charming little house several times before stopping in for a tour. I had no idea... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
annewa2017
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Nice tour, especially for families

Our guide has been doing this tour for a long time, but she still had fun with it. The house is... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Kay M
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Augusta, GA
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Birthplace of the author of the Webster dictionary.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“short video” (3 reviews)
“tour guide” (3 reviews)
“colonial life” (2 reviews)
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227 S Main St, West Hartford, CT 06107-3430
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I drove by this charming little house several times before stopping in for a tour. I had no idea the history of Noah Webster, and enjoyed learning a bit about the area where I lived briefly. The house and grounds are charming, and you really...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Our guide has been doing this tour for a long time, but she still had fun with it. The house is loaded with tools and contraptions from the period, and you learn how they lived back then and what to do with all of the...More

Thank Kay M
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited the Noah Webster House, the birth place of Noah Webster, in West Hartford, Connecticut on July 8th. The video that we saw at the beginning of our visit was very educational and informative and provided good background information. Our tour guide was knowledgeable,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The house is a great way to learn about the time of colonial period. The staff helped you learn about Noah Webster .

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Visited here and had a lovely guided tour by a guide of advancing years who was very informative and interesting. Really enjoyed hearing about the house and its history.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Very entertaining, interesting and factual. It was a great date night or take your guests to. We went for the ambiance but the food was great too. The Noah a Webster house is unique and always 'delightful ' For this event we did purchase tickets...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The house contains many original architectural components and has been restored where needed. The tour guide was one of the best I've ever had the privilege of spending time with. His period and subject knowledge is only surpassed by his enthusiasm. Don't miss this historical...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Be sure to watch the short video before or after the tour. Our guide was very informative, giving a reminder of what life was like in our early history and the important place Noah Webster had. The tour made me more curious and so I...More

Thank Jan A
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I hadn't been to the museum in awhile and was glad to have the refresher on an historical figure that helped shape our nation. We spent an hour or so on the tour led by a knowledgeable and engaging docent. Afterwards we explored the current...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Slept over with 23 girls for a birthday party. What a memorable way to learn history and have fun. The museum had interactive activities, crafts and food.

1  Thank Ruth M
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jfoley3400
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Response from ConnecticutLocavore | Reviewed this property |
I think that TripAdvisor has mixed up your message with another location. Noah Webster House is a museum.
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