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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

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Address: 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone Number: 317-631-1888
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10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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A nice family history visit

My son and I like to travel. This historic home was a good place to visit. We enjoyed the trip during the month of December because the home was decorated for the holidays. I love... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

My son and I like to travel. This historic home was a good place to visit. We enjoyed the trip during the month of December because the home was decorated for the holidays. I love that this house was so well preserved and kid friendly for touring.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

If you a historical junkie, this is the perfect haven for you. Boasting three levels of history, pay a small fee and take the tour. You get to touch many things and a large percentage of everything inside the home was used by the Harrison family. During that time, there was even a letter inside of the library that was... More 

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Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Toured the Benjamin Harrison home. Beautiful home, wonderful tour guide. Very affordable. Great history interlude during our recent trip to the Big 10 Championship Game.

1 Thank Jan F
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

good plae for a history lesson. I thought the tour was very good/ while not the most famus prez, this site is still good to learn and pay tribute to a former president.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Had a wonderful tour guide, Jane, who was a former social studies teacher. She had in-depth knowledge about the president and his family. Gave us the wonderful history of the home and its family.

1 Thank Paula D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The volunteer guides are very informative. Every room has been decorated for the holidays. The house is a magnificent Victorian right here in Indianapolis. Even the door hinges are ornate. The carpenters and craft-men who built the home did a knock out job on the stair railings, book cases, floors and crown moldings. Mrs. Harrison was an amazing artist. Her... More 

1 Thank Peggy P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The breakfast with the curator is wonderful and definitely do the house tour. The guide is very knowledgeable and you can see every room in the house. It is wonderfully preserved and there is a lot to learn.

1 Thank Mary Beth S
Dwight, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The house was a wonderful lesson in history involving the family that lived in Indianapolis and in the White house.

1 Thank JudyKG111
Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I enjoyed this stop while visiting Indianapolis. I didn't know a lot of the history surrounding Benjamin Harrison, and this place was fully of facts and anecdotes surrounding our 23rd president. Our tour guide was really good and knew his stuff. From Benjamin Harrison's personal story, to his accomplishments as president. It was very interesting and I learned a lot.

Thank J T
Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Very nice home to visit. The curator gave us the tour. I bought tickets online for a Sunday, which I didn't realize it was closed, but somehow it let me purchase them, and since she and others were there cleaning, the curator honored those tickets and gave us a tour anyway! We were leaving town that afternoon, so coming back... More 

1 Thank Carolyn427

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