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The Janet Frame House

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The Janet Frame House

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Grant N wrote a review Apr 2021
Hastings, New Zealand1225 contributions185 helpful votes
Stopped in to have a look - expected something like a museum but it was really a house that could well have been lived in that day. Nice and natural with a number of items that we remembered from our own childhood. Loved the toilet with the torn up newspapers for use - well remember that. Overall very interesting and not a stuffy museum exhibition. The guide had a fund of stories and was worth listening to. Recommend
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Graham B wrote a review Apr 2019
Raunds, United Kingdom636 contributions137 helpful votes
As you travel up Eden Street you come across this ordinary house with a photo and board. It is Janet Frame’s House. It only opens for a couple hours a day and we couldn’t go then. If she is one of your favourite writers then this is a must!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Chloe S, Trustee at The Janet Frame House
Responded 8 Apr 2019
Thank you for taking the time to review 56 Eden Street, the childhood home of Janet Frame. We appreciate it.
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Jude G wrote a review Apr 2017
Golden Bay, New Zealand87 contributions61 helpful votes
I agree that this is a must for those who love Janet Frame's writing and are fascinated, as I am, by the autobiographical nature of it. It might not be interesting those who are not interested in her work and life, so go on your own if you have to, as I did, and immerse yourself in her home. It's a poignant illustration of the time of her formative life...
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Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from Chloe S, Trustee at The Janet Frame House
Responded 30 Apr 2017
Thank for taking the time to review 56 Eden Street and I am glad you enjoyed your visit to this special place.
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tortellinipanda wrote a review Feb 2017
Liverpool, United Kingdom56 contributions37 helpful votes
Very knowledgeable curator present, choice of exhibits helpful and very atmospheric. A must for lovers of Janet Frame.
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Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from Chloe S, Trustee at The Janet Frame House
Responded 30 Apr 2017
Thank you for taking the time to review 56 Eden St
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Juliesamari wrote a review Oct 2016
Sale, Cheshire, UK272 contributions85 helpful votes
Alas I was a week too early as the house wasn't open but I could peer through the windows! It has been furnished in 1930's style and it looks as though Janet had just stepped out for a few moments! I would have loved to go inside.
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Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from Chloe S, Trustee at The Janet Frame House
Responded 27 Oct 2016
Thanks for taking the time to post a review of the Janet Frame Home even though we weren't open for the season! We open from the first of November to the end of April so I do hope you have a chance to return.
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The Janet Frame House is open:
  • Sun - Sat 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM