Lockwood-Mathews Among Nation’s Prime Holiday Historic Dwelling Excursions

Dec. 21, 2020

Usa Today has just announced that the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, situated at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT, is just one of the 10 Greatest Holiday Historic Residence Excursions in the country.

LMMM Govt Director Susan Gilgore mentioned, “The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is showcased as a single of the 10 Finest Historic Residence Museum Holiday break Excursions in the U.S. and mentioned among some of the most prestigious museums in America. The Board of Trustees and I are thrilled to have garnered such a distinction and certainly grateful to the United states Currently panelists as effectively as all of the LMMM supporters who have voted on our behalf and helped us get.”

Hand picked by 10Finest Regional Experts from around the country, the Museum was nominated as one of twenty museums and cultural institutions from all about the U.S. with the most superb holiday tour knowledge. Nominees were then entered as finalists for a likelihood to win as a single of the 10Finest, leaving it up to the community to make your mind up which institution will be awarded this prestigious title by casting their votes day-to-day for their preferred historic property getaway tour.

The Museum’s new holiday getaway exhibition, Christmas Playtime at the Mansion, explores cherished traditions and playful periods of the vacation season throughout the mid 19th and early 20th generations, and also functions magnificent modern shows and trees adorned by renowned interior designer Victoria Vandamm of Vandamm Interiors and Danna DiElsi, owner of The Silk Touch in Norwalk, CT. Several playful dolls and toy vignettes, and sumptuous Victorian robes have been curated by Stacey Danielson, with generous loans from the Wilton Historical Modern society. The exhibition is designed achievable with the assistance of the Curatorial Committee co-chaired by Trustees Mimi Findlay and Paul Veeder.

There is nonetheless time to go to the Museum to see the new holiday getaway show, which is on check out by Sunshine., Jan. 3, 2021. Tours are available Wednesday by way of Sunday at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., with limited tour capability thanks to the continued menace of COVID-19. All tickets should be obtained on line by means of the Museum’s web page: www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com/packages. No walk-ins are accepted at this time.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark. For more details on schedules and systems make sure you check out www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, e-mail [email protected], or contact 203-838-9799.

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