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Crosby Mansion

163 Crosby Ln, Brewster, MA 02631-1566
+1 508-896-1744
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Great tour by wonderful docents

July Saturday tour on the way to the beach for the day. We had always WONDERED what was in this... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Laura L
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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Monument to an earlier time

The Albert Crosby Mansion is a monument to an earlier time. Located in Brewster, Massachusetts, the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Taylor B
,
Chicago, Illinois
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Grand Victorian mansion built around a Cape Cod cottage.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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163 Crosby Ln, Brewster, MA 02631-1566
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

July Saturday tour on the way to the beach for the day. We had always WONDERED what was in this mansion, and now we know! Highly recommended. It was $5 each for adults in our group and a bargain. House was beautiful but the history...More

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Albert Crosby Mansion is a monument to an earlier time. Located in Brewster, Massachusetts, the three-story, 35-room home overlooking Cape Cod Bay was built by a local man who moved to Chicago and made his fortune producing distilled alcohol which he sold to the...More

2  Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The yellow and white home with views of Cape Cod Bay was once the home of native son Albert Crosby. Crosby moved to Chicago and made his fortune making distilled alcohol which was sold to the army during the Civil War. At the Chicago Opera...More

2  Thank ITRT
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This unique house has a lot of stories to tell. It is being lovingly restored bit by bit by the Friends of the Crosby Mansion. On Sunday afternoons in the summer it is open to the public for a very small fee--visit and learn about...More

1  Thank NYCNain
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Crosby Mansion in Brewster is a 35-room page from Cape Cod’s history that is well worth a visit any time you happen to be in the area when they are hosting Open Houses. I had the fortunate opportunity to visit the Crosby Mansion during...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

From what I can gather this site is only open for 4 Sundays in Aug. ? May be open in June for Brewster in Bloom or at a special event during Christmas. Watch local papers for info. The preservation society runs open houses for a...More

3  Thank Johanna006
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were fortunate that one of the few open houses offered at the Crosby Mansion was held during our visit to the Cape. What a treasure! It's got a most interesting history. The tour itself, however, could have been handled better. It began on the...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Happened to visit during our Cape vacation a few years ago. Only open to the public on certain days....if it happens when you are on the Cape, do visit. Interesting tour, well preserved site.

2  Thank DMG33
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Interesting history. Very good volunteer staff. People who care. Restoration are accurate and well maintained

2  Thank cheeka1319
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

BEAUTIFUL place staffed by devoted, friendly volunteers who love the place. Not open very often, so if you have a chance to go, GO!

2  Thank Jeffsdate
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