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The Mission House

Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01263
+1 413-298-3239
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Okay even when closed

We were too early (9am) to check out the inside of the house but that was okay. A short walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
ONLY OPEN ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS IN THE SUMMER!

We were lucky enough to be visiting Stockbridge on a Saturday in August when the Mission House was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bcnett
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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Journey back in time at this Colonial-era house and museum, a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average42%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01263
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were too early (9am) to check out the inside of the house but that was okay. A short walk around the buildings and little garden was worth it. Pair this up with a visit to Naumkeag (it is just down the street).

Thank dave d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be visiting Stockbridge on a Saturday in August when the Mission House was open. We were also lucky to have Dan? as our guide. He was very informative and very entertaining. We are members of the Trustees, but the admission...More

Thank bcnett
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I saw this house as part of the Stockbridge Christmas House tours. This was such a lovely walk through a time when life was more simple. The Mission house reminds me how life can be less complicated and beautiful - I enjoyed the tour very...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We wanted to visit this home as part of our visit to the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy. This is the home of John Sergeant, a Protestant missionary to the Native Americans. This home was originally located on Eden Hill, the location of the...More

Thank wonderwoman63
Reviewed 22 May 2016

It was nice to see the effort Mable Choate put into restoring this historic colonial house even if all the details are not historically accurate.

2  Thank Zarifa625
Reviewed 20 May 2016

If you are interested in local Stockbridge history this is a must see. Stockbridge was a Mohican Indian settlement. John Sergeant was the first missionary to come to the Indians in the area. Mission House was the home of John Sergeant and his wife, Abigail....More

3  Thank rmpaul1
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Not a large site, nor entirely historically accurate, but the house and small associated museum offer interesting information about the white settlement of the area. Well worth a visit if it is open when you are passing.

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Compared to the many interesting homes available to visit in the Berkshires, this place would not be in my top ten.

5  Thank rodash
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This site is operated by The Trustees of Reservations. It used to be open more, but with budget issues I am guessing, you need to check the times of operation. This is a National Historic Property and is located right on the western end of...More

2  Thank gmp50
Reviewed 7 March 2015

The Mission House gives an interactive history of the town's founding by the Rev. John Sergeant, missionary to the Mahican natives and first resident of the house. The Sergeants were sent with the teacher Timothy Woodbridge to this area at the request of the tribe's...More

5  Thank Andrew K
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