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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you do go, do NOT pay full price. They were charging $30 at the door (which would have been much too much but we had a Groupon for $18, which is still a bit high). This is a good place to spend a rainy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank IMAndreaW
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had explored this mansion a few years prior but I took my adult daughter this time. The price was cheap a few years ago but we now paid $25 / person. The owner explained that they needed to really hike up the price or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

We went on a Saturday in Feb specifically to search for the secret passages and hidden doors. The place is a bit smaller that I imagined it would be. It's 4 row homes joined together. There are so many people wandering around, the secret passages...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

We had booked a trip to Washington DC in January 2019.. and then the shutdown came. Since no refunds were in the offing, we went. Turns out there are plenty of things to do in DC that don't include the usual sites. One such place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank tennistrek
Reviewed December 12, 2018

We had a little trouble finding this place, but were very glad we did not give up. Located a short walk from the subway, it was the highlight of our Washington trip. Located in an old mansion, there are hidden doors located throughout the mansion....More

Thank lesliep518
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is such an oddball museum, you have to take on of their many oddball tours to experience it well. I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Great, unexpected, museum. The ticket price at $30 is a little steep, but it is a great experience. We found 22 secret doors. It is hard to believe there are more, let alone 70 of them. Part of the difference between this and other museums...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gomark
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Staff welcomed us and shared some of the intriguing history of the fabulous Mansion Museum. We were then set off to discover secret doors and an eclectic collection of artifacts. It was fun to think of the artists and game changers who have stayed in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did the hidden door search after a bartender highly recommended it. We thought it sounded really neat but were highly underwhelmed. What I envisioned would be a historic gothic mansion with trap doors turned out to be a large ugly house...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience! My friend and I showed up late afternoon on a Monday. We had an hour and a half before they closed for the day. That turned out to be the perfect amount of time for us to feel like we got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 15, 2019|
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Response from RandomTraveler76 | Reviewed this property |
You can take an elevator up to a few floors, but that only gives you limited access. Most of what you will see and do is accessed by stairs.
October 24, 2018|
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Response from Jackalcall | Reviewed this property |
we didn't and it wasn't a problem if you only intend to do the museum and not stay at the hotel.
July 21, 2017|
Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
We Did it in 2-3 hours.