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Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House

National Historic Landmark. Designed by Gamaliel King and built by clipper ship designer/captain, Nathaniel B. Palmer, who discovered Antarctica along with his brother Alexander S. Palmer.  Tours, exhibits, research library, gardens.

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National Historic Landmark. Innovative home (1853) designed by Gamaliel King and built by  clipper ship designer/captain, who at age 21 discovered Antarctica. Tours, exhibits, gardens.

Tour time: 30 minutes to 1 hour  


Other amenities: Dining Nearby, Dining nearby, Gift Shop, Parking, Parking, Printed Guides


Pricing: Adults $9, children $6, family $25; includes admission to the Old Lighthouse Museum.

Other Amenities: Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly

Dates of Operation: May-Oct.,



Stonington Historical Society
40 Palmer St. (Rte. 1A)
Stonington, CT 06378


May - October: Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri, Sat:. 1-5, and other times by appt. Tours on the hour.

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