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Address: 302 East Beardsley Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46514
Phone Number: 574-264-0330
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A very special place.

This place is very special place here in Elkhart. The history and the beauty of the mansion is unbelievable. The court yard is so very pretty. The basement is full of pictures... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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157 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is very special place here in Elkhart. The history and the beauty of the mansion is unbelievable. The court yard is so very pretty. The basement is full of pictures of the family's that has lived there. My favorite room is the dinner room. Had a special feel to it. The garage is so cool it has it's... More 

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Not able to take pictures inside which was disappointing because the rooms were some of the most spectacular that I've seen. The decor was grand but subtle, colorful but soft, powerful but calming. If you have a problem with stairs, don't go, but if you can make it, at all, it is definitely a must for anyone visiting Elkhart.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is not the largest historic mansion I have visited, however it is in really, really good condition. It is a great example of the kind of home wealthy people built in small towns at the turn of the 20th century. The staff here are also very well informed and friendly. We visited one weekend when they had music and... More 

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Augusta, GA
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371 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is the gem of Elkhart. Do not miss this home. It is beautiful and a very interesting historical tour. After watching a short video about the family tree, you will take about a 45 minute home tour.

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Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Worth seeing for a weekend short trip. Beautiful site and the facility is well kept. We had a group tour, rescheduled a few times due to weather condition but the museum staff was able to accommodate our changes.

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Historic older home in Elkhart provides glimpse into the past. Open Sunday afternoons; first Sundays the admission fee is waved.

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a very beautiful mansion . It shows you how the other half lived long ago. The tour was very interesting.

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tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This mansion, though rather plain on the outside, is stunning on the inside. A lot of care and effort has gone into restoring this home to its original glory. From the game room in the basement to the beautiful dining room to the gorgeous bedrooms, it has been returned to the grandeur one can imagine it was in the days... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My husband and I chose the Ruthmere Mansion as our venue for our classic wedding in June 2012. As soon as I drove up to the grounds, I knew immediately that this was the place that I wanted to be married in. The staff were very friendly and they explained the entire process to us, walking us through the options... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fun To tour and See how the other half lived. Interesting Staff and Beautiful grounds make this a feel like home. I thought the house would be bigger then it was. This is a must see if you haven't yet.

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Address: 302 East Beardsley Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46514
Phone Number: 574-264-0330
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Elkhart
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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