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Lanier Mansion

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Address: Madison, IN
Phone Number: 812-265-3526
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Beautiful!

Great historic info. Furnishings are impressive. Nice river walk across the street. Visitors Center and gift shop staff were very friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Carbondale, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great historic info. Furnishings are impressive. Nice river walk across the street. Visitors Center and gift shop staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a great tour guide that was very informative. This is an amazing home with great history. The tour is a must!

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had read that this mansion was beautiful, but I was not ready for the impact that it would make as our tour guide opened the 10 foot high door and the curves and height of the mansion were on grand display! The architect certainly should be praised for such innoventions in design. Our tour guide was very informative about... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Amazing!!! So beautiful, it's always such a treat to learn about history! Love the staff & how they were dressed in period clothing! I encourage you, if you are in the area to stop and take a tour!! You won't regret it!!

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Beautiful, well-preserved mansion. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Very interesting story of a man/family that was so important to Indiana, but is so unknown to the majority of Hoosiers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This lovely old mansion on the river offers a view of gracious living in the past The gentleman who took us on the tour was knowledgeable and friendly. The furnishings and architecture interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

The tour was well worth it. You can walk the grounds, but going thru the house was very interesting. Great architecture, interesting history and story. Only an hour long so it fits well with other activities.

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Laurel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Madison, IN, is, itself, an interesting and lovely place to visit, and no visit there would be complete without touring the Lanier Mansion. This was the home of James Lanier, a very interesting and important person to Indiana's history. The mansion is beautiful, and our guide was very knowledgeable about Lanier and his home. We love visiting new places, and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The whole area around the mansion contains iconic 19th century homes. The mansion is an unexpected home in this old river town.

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Washington State
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Lovely grounds on Ohio. The huge old home has fascinating antiques in its many rooms. I especially like the children's room and toys.

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Address: Madison, IN
Phone Number: 812-265-3526
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison

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