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Harrington House

1600 S. Polk St., Amarillo, TX
806-374-5490
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Ranked #9 of 31 attractions in Amarillo
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Apr 18, 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The free 50-minute tour, offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, has to be pre-arranged by phone. The tour guide offered many details about the home and its owners. The home is fully furnished with many original items.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Took a tour with 3 friends @ Christmas. The house is beautifully restored and was decorated for Christmas. Can tour by reservation only and they have a maximum on number of people in a group. Would go back in a heartbeat.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I just want to take the time to thank the wonderful staff at The Harrington Home. I toured this home yesterday and the staff was awesome! They are so knowledgeable about the history of this beautiful home and the people who made it possible. I learned so much and was amazed at how well the home has been preserved. I... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

After YEARS of wondering what exactly is inside, I finally scheduled a tour of the Harrington Mansion, which I went on yesterday. The house is beautifully preserved and the displays are stunning and include art and collectives from all over the world. The tour guides are passionate, friendly and impressively knowledgeable. However, be aware, this is museum is private, not... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The Harrington House is a private museum in the former home of Don and Sybil Harrington. The house exhibits the success achieved by this family, not just from the oil and gas industry, but their deep involvement with the ars and other extremely worthy causes. The mentors have a remarkable knowledge about almost every aspect of the home, its furninshings,... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This was one of the most informative home tours I have ever been on. The staff was absolutely amazing and so knowledgeable about all of the items in the home. It was such a fun way to experience such an amazing home.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

The main reason I wanted to come to Amarillo was to see this house. I love touring old houses and learning about their history. From the outside its amazing but it's only opened Tuesday & Thursday by apt so I wasn't able to go inside. We drove by to see it anyway and there wasn't even a sign out front... More

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Albuquerque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Absolutely stunning house. The story of the house makes it even more interesting. A must see in Amarillo.

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