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Lanier Mansion

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Address: , Madison, IN
Phone Number: 812-265-3526
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Magnificent Mansion

Very cool mansion located along the Ohio River in Madison. We did take the guided tour of the home. Very cool home with lots if interesting details. Value not so great at $7... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Very cool mansion located along the Ohio River in Madison. We did take the guided tour of the home. Very cool home with lots if interesting details. Value not so great at $7 for adults for 40min tour. Grounds are also very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

If you like history and old homes this was a neat tour. The east wing of the home is shut down at this time. Tour guide was very friendly and answered all our questions.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had a wonderful guided tour of the Lanier mansion in old Madison. Our Guide, Mike was so friendly and knowledgeable! I would definitely recommend visiting and taking the tour. Its like you're stepping back to a different place and time. There are also behind the scenes tours on certain weekends and there are even tours that have actors and... More 

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Valparaiso, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If you've seen the movie Some Came Running, close your eyes when you are here and become the characters. The gardens are lovely. The home is lovely. Travel to a quieter time. I visited more than 5 years ago but it is some place I will visit again, time allowing.

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Greenville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We had to wait for an hour for our tour of the mansion. We we are so glad we did. Our tour guide was great for this beautiful mansion. Well worth the time.

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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
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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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