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Highfield Hall & Gardens

56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA 02540-2304
+1 508-495-1878
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Beautiful historical house, wonderful art exhibitions

We found Highfiled Hall & Gardens on a rainy october day, driving around and looking for an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsSmithEstrie
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Estrie
Sunken Garden & Interesting Art

The gardens around Highfield were so peaceful and pretty. The sunken garden, while small, is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pghgrl_ny
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Brooklyn, New York
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Highfield Hall & Gardens, a five-star rated destination, is a magnificent Victorian mansion with beautiful gardens located in the heart of Falmouth. Highfield Hall is an active cultural center offering international art exhibitions, concerts, festivals, culinary classes, family programs and educational opportunities. The mansion is surrounded by nearly 400 acres of public conservation land and walking trails. As a "must see" on Cape Cod, plan to spend an hour or a day at this family friendly estate.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fairy houses” (19 reviews)
“art exhibits” (14 reviews)
“sunken garden” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA 02540-2304
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+1 508-495-1878
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Highfiled Hall & Gardens on a rainy october day, driving around and looking for an intesting activity to do. We were very pleased with this beautiful place! The house in itself is superb, uniquely restored, and offers an interesting look at the history...More

1  Thank MrsSmithEstrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens around Highfield were so peaceful and pretty. The sunken garden, while small, is gorgeous. Loved the macrame webs in the old growth trees, too! The art that was being exhibited when we visited was super cool...as another reviewer said, the 3D quilts are...More

Thank pghgrl_ny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad this home was saved from the wrecking crew and reburbished to the grand home it is today. We were hesitant to visit the home when we read that the house did not have much furniture. This house does not need furniture. The foyer,...More

Thank bcnett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gardens great! 3D quilt show excellent! Grand restored home beautiful! Excellent walking tours offered. I would recommend taking the guide tour, but nice trails if you are not interested in the tour.

Thank searosey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a restored/preserved mansion of the wealthy Beebe family in Falmouth. They have a lot of nice art work there and it is a serene setting. The brochure indicate you can spend an hour or a day there and this is true.

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Cape Cod can't be compared to Newport, of course, but Highfield Hall and Gardens marked a significant step in the development of the Massachusetts community. Built in 1878 by the heirs to a mercantile fortune created by James Beebe, one of Boston's merchant princes, Highfield...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Typically New England in style and lovingly maintained. The walks in the forest within the estate, though lovely are not particularly well signposted

Thank Herbie M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wonderful restoration of the house. The gardens are beautiful and give a taste of yesteryear. They do not have the old furnishings but use the facility as a show place for art and crafts. A very worth while visit.

Thank HarryR37
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Suicides, vernacular manslaughter, a legacy left to Harvard only after the two remaining heirs were declared insane (hmmmm??) this household has quite a story to tell so don't miss the room that tells it. But if you are looking for a house museum, this isn't...More

2  Thank LMFMarlboro
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This time I visited with my granddaughters ages 2 and 6 to see the Fairie Gardens -- and they loved finding and looking at all 25. The 3D quilt exhibit was also a big hit (along with the toadstools in the reading room upstairs). Both...More

1  Thank Nancy P
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Sjmastran
21 July 2015|
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Response from HighfieldHall | Property representative |
Hi Sjmastran, Thanks for asking! Admission to the mansion is $5/person and children and members are free. We hope to see you up on the hill this season!
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