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Renfrew Museum and Park

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A Jewel

Renfrew is the crown jewel of the Waynesboro community. The grounds are lovely and the house and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nancy H
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Fond Memories, Great for Children

Please take your children for a visit. These types of parks and museums make a difference in... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Reinette R
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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
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1010 E Main St, Waynesboro, PA 17268-2338
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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. Dont miss...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

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.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

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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.

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We visited the park to take pictures for my grand daughter's birthday. Very peaceful park, nice stream and plenty of shade. Great place to walk.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to enjoy some shade from the summer heat and splash in the creek. Great hiking trails. Fun for the whole family.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A wonderful park with many walking trails and history galore! A great way to relax and get in touch with nature.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

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.

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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.

Reviewed 21 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I've lived in Waynesboro my entire life. Over the years I've visited the park just to sit by the stream and relax, photo ops, picnics, and holiday vendor shows. The grounds are well maintained and do have public "facilities." My daughter had her senior pictures...More

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