Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850.

I-95 Ex. 14N/15S.  (203) 838-9799. The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, a National Historic Landmark since 1971, the Mansion is regarded as one of the earliest and most significant surviving Second Empire Style country houses in the United States. Built between 1864 -1868 by renowned financier and railroad baron LeGrand Lockwood, the Mansion illustrates magnificently the splendor of the Victorian era with its unparalleled Gilded Age interiors and furniture. During the season, full tours at the Mansion are $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children & young adults ages 8 -18. Free admission for children under 8. Guided tours are 12 -4, Wed.-Sun. Last tour starts at 3 p.m.