Fodor's Expert Review Phelps Tavern Museum

Simsbury House/Mansion/Villa

Built in 1771 for Captain Elijah Phelps and his family, this museum's period-furnished rooms highlight the years 1786 to 1849, when it was used as a tavern for travelers on the Farmington Canal. There's a period garden on the 2-acre grounds.

House/Mansion/Villa Museum/Gallery Historical

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800 Hopmeadow St.
Simsbury, Connecticut  06070, USA

860-658–2500

www.simsburyhistory.org

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Rate Includes: $8, Thurs.–Sat. noon–4

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