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Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum

192 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790-5201
+1 860-482-8260
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The Hotchkiss-Fyler House and adjacent Museum constitute the Torrington Historical Society. The... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Stephen A
Torrington, Connecticut
A treasure from a bygone era!

My wife and I visited one day on a whim and were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the interior... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Edward P
Bristol, CT
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192 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790-5201
+1 860-482-8260

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Hotchkiss-Fyler House and adjacent Museum constitute the Torrington Historical Society. The house, with grey slate roof, red turret and surrounding gardens is an imposing property decorated typically in early 20th Century style. It is open during the Spring/Summer/Fall seasons on Wednesday thru Saturday in...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I visited one day on a whim and were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the interior of this house was. The kitchen looked to be almost untouched from the early 50's, the woodwork in the common areas is simply amazing, as it...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a well-run and beautifully kept museum in downtown Torrington. You will learn a great deal about the style of living of the rich mercantile class in the late 19th century. Guided tours are most informative. Combine it with a visit to the adjacent...More

Thank bcorr2014
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is a beautiful old home with many original furnishings. The guided tours are given by knowledgeable, helpful people.

Thank johannbb
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Great Place to step back in time!! Always nice to see were we came from! So many products made right here in Torrington, CT. Check it out!!

Thank supernatural_inc
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Fine exhibit prepared for Black History Month!! Adds to knowledge of slavery in Connecticut and New England.

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Very interesting view of old family home and history of this manufacturing town. The examples of old factory machines and replica of an early local farm shows what the working class who developed the town did.

Thank barbaraz120
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Step back in local history in this old well preserved house with incredible wood workmanship inside and out. You're guide will provide great insight into the prominent family that lived in this house as well as the town of Torrington, CT itself

Thank rodlewis12
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This beautiful Victorian house is home to the Torrington Historical Society. Unfortunately, it is only open on a limited basis. So check for for hours before you go.

Thank CTh0mas
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I wouldn't have found this attraction except for TA. The number of reviews was small, but they were very positive so I decided to stop when we were passing through. I'm so glad we visited. It was a great experience. It is a beautiful home...More

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