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Excellent tour of a mid 1800’s mansion. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the visit... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
884haroldc
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Westmont, Illinois
Historic and Beautiful

Our tour guide Bob was very informative and added bits of humor throughout. Each piece of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Mike S
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Excellent tour of a mid 1800’s mansion. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the visit interesting. Home is furnished with period furniture and other antiques.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Our tour guide Bob was very informative and added bits of humor throughout. Each piece of furniture/artwork has a good story behind it. Takes you back in time. Talks about the people and their lives and what they did. Excellent section on Abraham Lincoln with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 26 July 2018

There were only 2 of us but they gave us a personal tour of the home. The home is well kept with lots of history of early Quincy,IL and the area too. Our tour guide was friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Tour was filled with information about the area and the families that lived there. The tour really takes you back in time.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Due to time, we just stopped to take pictures of the Mansion, grounds and the Log Home on the property. Beautiful grounds, Mansion is a sight to behold, can only imagine what it looked like on the inside.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I learned a little about John Wood but I didn't find it that fascinating. I have seen a lot of old houses and this was nothing special to me.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank rojolly
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We had a wonderful tour of this historic place. We learned so much and our guide was excellent - thank you Bob! We felt it was well worth the cost. There was so much to see with period furniture, and museum quality items.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ricki G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very much enjoyed the guided tour of the Mansion and property given by Rob, the Director of the Facility. This museum is chock full of artifacts from the early history of Quincy, Il. Every piece has a story to tell, and Rob told it so...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bitt
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We werent sure who John Wood was but thought we would stop in for a tour. Signage is hard to find. Went in bldg behind mansion that was marked vistors center. No one around. Sign said to ring bell for service which we did. A...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Very informative -unique historical furnishings/museum pieces -a must see! I thoroughly enjoyed the tour.

Date of experience: March 2017
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