Gibson House Museum, Boston

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The Gibson House Museum is an historic house museum located at 137 Beacon Street in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It preserves the 1860 Victorian rowhouse occupied by three generations of the Gibson family. The house was one of the first to be built in Back Bay, and has an unparalleled state of preservation that includes wallpaper, textiles, furnishings, and family artifacts and collections. Both the public and service areas of the house exhibit a high degree of preservation, and are viewable on tours. The property was designated a Boston Landmark in 1992 by the Boston Landmarks Commission and a National Historic Landmark in 2001.
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  • The Gibson House remained in one from family from the early 19th Century until the mid-20th Century. It was preserved by the last member of the family and turned into a museum. Much of the...  more »
  • Gibson House is a classic historic townhouse in Back Bay that is a time capsule from three generations of the Gibson family. You can only view by guided tour (double check online for times and days.....  more »
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  • A nice little hidden gem in Back Bay. Gorgeous brownstone that was solely owned by the Gibson family. Our guide Carlos was great and we learned a lot about Victorian life in Boston. Would highly recommend it!
  • Awesome! Glad to have taken the day to visit!

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