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Renfrew became a public museum and park in 1975 through the generosity of its last private owner, Emma Geiser Nicodemus, and her sister, Hazel Geiser. In her will Emma Nicodemus specified that her house and the surrounding 107-acres, willed to the...more
This is a hidden jewel less than 30 minutes from Chambersburg. It is situated in beautiful open farm country. There is a historic house and outbuildings along with a visitors' center. Our guide was excellent, took her time and told us many interesting facts about...More
Renfrew is the crown jewel of the Waynesboro community. The grounds are lovely and the house and museum are beautiful well appoi yes and well documented.
We take all of our visitors there, especially during one of the many events held on grounds.
Please take your children for a visit. These types of parks and museums make a difference in children's lives. The Museum is in a house that was used in colonial times. This park is simply lovely, not big, but me and my children have really...More
Welcomed by the stately trees and well kept grounds and stone buildings, we toured this restored, colonial home of the Renfrew family on a hot June afternoon. The beauty of this place transports you back in time.
This isn't your ordinary museum! This is an actual house that represents life from the early 1800's. The visitors center is free, there is a small fee(varies with age) to tour the actual museum. It will be money well spent as you step back 200...More
Kim E, Associate Executive Director at Renfrew Museum and Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018
Thank you for your review of Renfrew Museum and Park. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to our 107-acre scenic park and hope you come back to visit soon.
Our family has been going to Renfrew for years. We have gone on school trips and also frequent on weekends and summertime. Nice walking trails and lovely grounds. It’s a great place to have a nice day outing with the family.
R R, Public Relations Manager at Renfrew Museum and Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018
Thank you for visiting Renfrew and we appreciate your review. We are busy scheduling our 2018 programs and events and we hope to see you this Spring and Summer.
Renfrew Museum is a restored farmstead with many outbuildings to see and activities to participate in. They are constantly having special events throughout the year. They continue to rebuild out-buildings on the property and they provide guided tours of the home. Certainly worth a stop...More