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Centerville Historical Society Museum

513 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-2913
+1 508-771-0331
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Great value Fascinating

This museum looks small from the outside but is Tardis like as we say in the UK large number of... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
timm586
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Dancing queen

is an appropriate title for the current exhibit of 35 ball gowns spanning the years 1820 to 1982... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Linda_in_Quincy
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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513 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-2913
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+1 508-771-0331
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This museum looks small from the outside but is Tardis like as we say in the UK large number of rooms with excellently displayed and curated collections. Wonderfully helpful and enthusiastic staff will give you a tour if they are not busy. Great insights into...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

is an appropriate title for the current exhibit of 35 ball gowns spanning the years 1820 to 1982. The changes in fashion are fascinating, for example, the revealing flapper dresses from 1921 and 1926 contrasted with the demure ball gown of 1943. Another highlight for...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Nice gown display, nice nautical displays, cute children's section. Saw a few old time movies. What fun!

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had heard about the Bridal Gown exhibit, so made a trip and it ended up being a fantastic experience with something for everyone. We were toured throughout the museum and treated to wonderful stories of history. The bridal gowns on display are from the...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This charming small town Cape museum has done an amazing job of preserving its very interesting history. Currently there is an exhibit of wedding gowns that spans over 100 years. There also are permanent exhibits: maritime, pre-digital toys (20th Century Toys made from the 1920's...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This surprisingly interesting museum was located down the street from our B&B. The exhibits are housed on two floors plus the basement, & you can spend 1-1.5 hours there. The basement is dedicated to area shipwrecks, featuring background history & artifacts. As we were the...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Really interesting exhibit on wedding dresses from the past 200 years. Included a large display of dresses from local women including 4 dresses from 4 generations from the same family. Our guide was well informed and very enthusiastic making for a very informative tour and...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a neat activity hidden away on Main Street Centerville,MA. Perfect for a rainy day, or a day where you would like to fit a special activity in. It has plenty of items for the past but not suited for children as they wouldn't...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2016

This little gem of a museum offers a look at historic Centerville's past, with rooms set up to show period furniture and decorations. The toy and game room is a lot of fun. Changing exhibits have included many local artists and always deserve a look....More

Thank JeanneN-N
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Seriously! A blast to the past and the life years ago. Changing displays ode to textiles and clothing. Exquisite antique furniture and a classroom set with memories and an era where my grannie on the island of PR could only imagine the cape far away....More

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