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Great Little Gem of a Museum

Highly recommend. Very interesting and quaint. Quite small but extremely charming. Always worth a... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Clementinefox2018
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Charming but innovative small museum!

We stopped in briefly, for the Nell Dorr exhibit. Her work is surprising and delightful. The museum... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
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Rockville, Maryland
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6 Jul 2018
“Great Little Gem of a Museum”
4 May 2016
“Local Hisory with worldwide implications”
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend. Very interesting and quaint. Quite small but extremely charming. Always worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clementinefox2018
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Every exhibit opened at the Gunn Museum is worth viewing. With an emphasis on local traditions and history, the programs also cover the small town's relationship to the larger world.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stopped in briefly, for the Nell Dorr exhibit. Her work is surprising and delightful. The museum itself is a treasure - it's well worth a visit, if you are near this part of Connecticut!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank pedsfs
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The expert curator with help from locals offers exhibitions that highlight Washingtonian past. Washington in WWI, the influence of,the Swedish immigrants to an,e two of the most recent

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank yysuzanne
Reviewed 6 July 2015

For a small town there's a BIG award winning museum. Dealing primarily with local history the quality of the exhibits are A-1. Recently History of Swedes in Washinton; World War 1 exhibit with trenches and biographies of local participants. If you're a history buff this...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank marty127
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Don't miss this beautiful look at how WWI affected the town of Washington, CT. It's very personal, moving and respectful. With artifacts on loan from local residents and collectors, you get a sense of the incredible war effort this small town made. After a good...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Jeannette P
Reviewed 7 July 2014

For a small local museum, the current World War I exhibit is worth seeing by those interested in the First World War and particularly about very small town participation -- in action and on the homefront -- in that war. An introductory video prepared by...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank RHA1936
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