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Centerville Historical Society Museum

513 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-2913
+1 508-771-0331
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Nice gown display, nice nautical displays, cute children's section. Saw a few old time movies. What... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
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Unexpected wonderful experience

We had heard about the Bridal Gown exhibit, so made a trip and it ended up being a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Scituate, Massachusetts
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513 Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-2913
+1 508-771-0331
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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

Thank diningdiva66
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

Thank Nancy S
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

Thank Ray K
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

Thank smcdyre
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

Thank 143Summerwinds
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
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

Thank Rita V
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We were intrigued by the basement exhibit of ship disaster information. It was well-organized and interesting. The first and second floor exhibit and story of former owners of the house was well worth exploring. We also enjoyed the hats and handbags of the 60"s and...More

Thank bonnehall18
Reviewed 2 September 2015

First time going to this museum. What a delight! It really takes you back in time. It appears to be small, however, when you go inside it goes thru room after room of wonderful displays of the past. Makes us want to visit all the...More

Thank Terri D
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