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Shelton McMurphey Johnson House

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Cinderella home .. entrance fee

ferrytale home from the outside. 1888 build and donated to the city. well kept grounds, free... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
California, USA
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A Turn of the Century Beauty

We went to High Tea with our daughter. The waitstaff wear period costumes and are open for tours... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Eugene, Oregon
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The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House is Eugene, Oregon's Victorian house museum. It is open for tours and available for rentals. On display are period furniture, glassware, and photos of historic Eugene, as well as changing exhibits.
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303 Willamette St, Off of Third and Pearl Streets, Eugene, OR 97401-2600
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

ferrytale home from the outside. 1888 build and donated to the city. well kept grounds, free limited parking. check opening hours or schedule a TEA for 8 or more of your friends. recommended meutermedia

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went to High Tea with our daughter. The waitstaff wear period costumes and are open for tours. Beautiful Victorian decor.

Thank 512ferdinandf
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had only been in this area for a short time ( a few months) We came from Denver where we had a few places that had high tea and when I saw an ad for this place was to have a "high tea" last...More

1  Thank felipemO4939EG
Leah M, Manager at Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

I am very sorry that you had such an unfortunate experience. It was certainly not our intention to embarrass you, but to get you a place to sit as soon as possible. As we are not a restaurant, but a museum who offers teas as...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

A little glimpse into the past. The architecture and furnishings are from a different time and the tour was informative. The stairs are steep so be aware. Not for anyone with mobility issues. Also not for very small children.

Thank W1416SEdanielk
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is an incredible house - gorgeous architecture, alive with history, and wonderful insight into some strong women's lives and military paraphernalia. We visited before the Christmas holidays so the house was full of Christmas trees - I believe we counted seven in all, plus...More

Thank Cheryl E
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This volunteer-run house gives one a glimpse into the past of the home and work space of a woman doctor in early Eugene. The only negative is that the hours are limited, but not much! Special events regularly.

Thank tbatori99
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We love old houses so we stopped here. The docent was new so a little rough but that was ok - she spent a lot of time with us. Interesting place if you want to get a taste of old Eugene history.

Thank Houston_Eriol
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It was interesting and a fun learning experience about the people who used to live there. Showed kids how people used to live.

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This mansion is amazing. There are so many original photos and home furnishings that makes this a must see. There is a walking trail next to the house for those who would like to do so. There is also a lovely park behind the mansion...More

Thank travelprof3
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This castle on the hill is impressive on the outside but not very Impressive inside The young man who gave us a tour was knowledge about the house and the families that lived there The inside needs a lot of work

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