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Address: 19 Packer Ave, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: 570 325-8566
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Description: The Harry Packer Mansion is open for self guided tours Saturday and Sunday...
The Harry Packer Mansion is open for self guided tours Saturday and Sunday from 1PM to 4:30 at a cost of $5 per person.Used as the model for the Haunted Mansion in Disney World, the mansion sits on a hill overlooking the historic district.Guests can wander through the rooms at their own pace enjoying the surroundings of a bygone age.
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December in Jim Thorpe, PA

Again we have stayed at the Asa Packer Mansion on previous occasions but not this trip. We have been going to Jim Thorpe for many years and we have stayed at both Asa Packer and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
Barbara P
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Again we have stayed at the Asa Packer Mansion on previous occasions but not this trip. We have been going to Jim Thorpe for many years and we have stayed at both Asa Packer and Harry Packer Mansions. We have participated in a Murder Mystery Weekend at one of the mansions. Very enjoyable. Quite obviously we enjoy this town we... More 

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Deptford, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This mansion is awesome. The architecture is amazing both inside and outside. Worthwhile to put this on your list of to dos.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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143 reviews 143 reviews
15 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Did the First Friday wine tasting and also came back with friends for drinks before dinner elsewhere. The owners work hard at upkeep and it is a step back in time. Enjoyable visit if in Jim Thorpe.

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Westmont, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

great tour of local mansion- funny they changed the name from Asa Packer - think about it (assa packer) to Harry (hairy) Asa Packer - roll on the floor laughing about this one! fun tour - cool place!

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Selden, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The tour guide was pleasant and very informative. The Mansion was beautiful and well preserved. I thought the tour of the smaller mansion next door where the son lived should have been included in the price of the tour..there was and additional fee for that. All in all, a very nice highlight to our first visit to Jim Thorpe.

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Lake Telemark, NJ
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92 reviews 92 reviews
19 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The owners of this manse make the visit worthwhile. Mostly this is a self-guided tour, however there is always someone on hand to answer questions and even give you a little town gossip! After you've finished the tour, ask if the Libation Lounge is serving! It is awesome!

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Howell, New Jersey
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The tour was very interesting and guide was very knowledgeable of history of the family and the business they ere involved with which was The Reading Railroad. The house along side of the mansion is now used as a hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The perfect weekend started with a late Friday arrival after a long work week. Our hostess greeted us, showed us to our very comfortable room, and we unwound on the airy front porch with drinks. An early booking for rafting prevented us from enjoying breakfast, but Pat, out hostess, had provided pastries, and the coffee was just outside our room.... More 

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Reading,Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stopped for a beer on the porch and took a self-guided tour. Appeared to be very original. I think staying here would allow you to immerse yourself in the entire time. Assume tofu this areas heyday

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Beacon, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The best part about the mansion is the patio overlooking Jim Thorpe, order a bottle of wine, some cheese and you can't go wrong.

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