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Address: 84 Boston Street, Guilford, CT 06437-2874
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+1 203-453-9477
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12:00 - 16:00
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Fri - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Hyland House is one of New England's oldest house museums. The saltbox...

The Hyland House is one of New England's oldest house museums. The saltbox structure was built in 1713. The museum features a collection of 17th- and 18th-century furniture and art.

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Uniquely designed home

Very large rooms uncharacteristic to the period. Loved the kids room, and the extra blacksmith leanto was most interesting with the chimney. The clock maker should have his clock... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Dori D
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very large rooms uncharacteristic to the period. Loved the kids room, and the extra blacksmith leanto was most interesting with the chimney. The clock maker should have his clock brought overr from the Whitfield museum though. It's made by him.

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Guilford
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Hidden treasure of history right under Guilford's nose. The Guilford Keeping Society has really done a good job with this and the Griswold house. Early 18th century house where one can see the homestyles and accoutrements of eighteenth and nineteenth century living and get to know some of the doyennes of our history. Of note is that Ezra Parmelee, the... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

this is A very good example of guilford residential history from over 300 years ago. The building has been exceptionally well maintained and restored to reflect complete accuracy for the time period during which it was constructed.for those interested in early American Revolutionary War history the trip here will be well worth the effort.furthermore its location within a little more... More 

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

This 17th century home has a long history. A docent in period dress leads the tour through the house sharing the history of the family who lived there. The house is furnished with period antiques, some belonging to the original owners. The house has some unique architectural features. I enjoyed seeing this house but was a bit disappointed that it... More 

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