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Hammond Castle Museum, Gloucester

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  • A lot of the old art and we did a lot of walking around the castle there I think it’s a nice place to visit if you have trouble with stairs in there 
    A lot of the old art and we did a lot of walking around the castle there I think it’s a nice place to visit if you have trouble with stairs in there  more »
  • Tree lined stone steps wind down the hill from the parking lot and open up to views of the ocean through 4 arches. Take the draw-bridge into the castle built by inventor John Hammond Jr. $20 will... 
    Tree lined stone steps wind down the hill from the parking lot and open up to views of the ocean through 4 arches. Take the draw-bridge into the castle built by inventor John Hammond Jr. $20 will...  more »
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  • Hammond was a fascinating person and his story was fun to hear while we were guided through the amazing collection of artifacts he brought to his home. Eric's knowledge of Hammond and his collection, and the charisma and personality he had sharing this knowledge, made this possibly my favorite stop that my family and I made on our trip up here. I'm surprised that I haven't heard more about Hammond before now. I've always loved history and between Hammond's contributions to even modern technology and his collection of artifacts, this was an excellent place to visit
  • Spectacular castle with eclectic art and incredible views right on the coastine of Gloucester. The guided tour gives a lot of information, just wish we would have been guided through more of the rooms. All of us were amazed at how many inventions John Hammond made and the impact his work has made in so many areas of our lives today. Just incredible!! Once the tour is complete you are allowed to continue through the castle on your own. Interesting and educational for all ages.

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