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Address: 191 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone Number: +1 607-722-4873
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Description: The Phelps Mansion is a Historic House museum. We are open for tours...
The Phelps Mansion is a Historic House museum. We are open for tours Fri-Sun 10-3. Last tour leaves at 2:30pm. Admission is $5 kids 12 and under free. Come see the "jewel on court st"
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Fascinating Place

Definitely worth a stop if you're in Binghamton. Very friendly and knowledgeable docents, a wonderful and fascinating tour of the mansion.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Ben J
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Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Definitely worth a stop if you're in Binghamton. Very friendly and knowledgeable docents, a wonderful and fascinating tour of the mansion.

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Joe S, Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On the Court Street,that across the River Chenango, proceeds into the Main Street, is located this formidable mansion of brick and stone. And it is very near to the Greyhound Bus Station in the Henry Street, parallel to the Court Street. That is a three story building, built in 1870, as we see, just a few years after the end... More 

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Thank you for visiting , we are glad you enjoyed your tour. More 

Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

When stepping into the Phelps Mansion, you're immediately transported to a time of class, and status. Joe, the caretaker/tour guide, is very interesting, and knowledgeable in regard to the family, and house history. The house has a warm ambiance, and the wood work is very beautiful. The floors are Italian marble, and no words can describe the beauty. Price is... More 

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Thank you for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Lots of details in this beautiful home. Guide was very knowledgeable and thorough. It was worth the $5 each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is a must see. Very friendly staff, very knowledgeable tour guides. Joe gave us our tour answered all are questions. Thanks again had a great time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Do not go during the week! We are from Texas and we were hoping to see the inside of this beautiful mansion. Looking forward to it for weeks. There's no info saying that it's not open during the week on trip adviser. There was a lady that came out when we were trying to take a couple pictures and rudely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have lived in the area for over 5 years and visited for the 1st time a few weeks ago. We were promptly given a tour guide and another couple joined us. The guide was very knowledgable and friendly, answering our questions and telling us anecdotes. We were also encouraged to take as many pictures as we wanted. The house... More 

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Los Angeles
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As a child growing up in Binghamton in the '60's, I could never go into this house and am so glad I took the time to visit now. It's spectacular and well worth the wait! I have traveled all over the world, and this house is truly one of the most magnificent I've seen anywhere. For $5, you get a... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

You are in for a woodworking treat by visiting this mansion. The doors, fireplaces and staircase have stood the test of time well. The family story is rather unique and sad. This led to some changes in ownership which brought along changes to the mansion BUT the original design is essentially there. The mansion is right next to the Public... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Phelps Mansion provided us with a glimpse into Binghamton's history and past grandeur. Our tour guide and caretakers were extremely informative, not only of the history of the home, but Binghamton history overall. The five dollar cash admission fee was beyond reasonable for the quality, knowledge and overall experience. We would recommend locals and visitors to prioritize this tour.

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