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An Abilene gem

One of the most interesting tours I've taken recently! It is led by the gentleman who still lives... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2019
Keeptrav
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Prague
Well worth the time.

An excellent job of preservation and restoration. You are really stepping back into the past when... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2019
Leon67203
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Wichita, Kansas
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

One of the most interesting tours I've taken recently! It is led by the gentleman who still lives in this gorgeous home. Not only does he share his time living in the beautiful home, but he also is able to share stories from the we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

Historical homes are not my cup of tea but this tour was included in a bus tour taken by myself and my husband. We had Terry for our tour guide, who apparently owns the house and has lived there for many years, purchasing it from...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2019

An excellent job of preservation and restoration. You are really stepping back into the past when you tour this house. The guide we had knew his stuff and took his time explaining the history of the place and its owners. We were there with the...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Leon67203
Reviewed October 4, 2019

So worth the time! So much interesting history and very open and welcoming! Sit in the chairs, open a book, bowl on the antique bowling alley, play the piano! Listen to the phonograph sold to the family from Mr. Edison! Not so much a museum...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

This mansion is beautiful. Itnis like stepping back into 1906. The owner presented our tour. So many unique things in this beautiful home. Plan at least 2 hours maybe 3 for this tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

The present owner gave us a tour of the Seeley Mansion. He played the grand piano and organ for us. He knew so much about the house and its furnishings. The mansion is full of tales and history.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ann H
Reviewed August 24, 2019

The Seelye Mansion listed on National Register. It has all the original furniture and an old bowling ally.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

Wow-we had an incredible tour of this amazingly authentic mansion. After a brief introduction at the museum & ticket office given by the resident owner, Terry Tietjens. Our tour guide Michael escorted us to the home past the porte cochere, where guests could alight from...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Beautiful mansion to tour anytime with all the original displays still present. The Christmas display shouldn't be missed though. Stop by the Brookville Hotel for dinner later. Reservations recommended...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christine S
Reviewed July 15, 2019

I'm ashamed to say I took my first visit to the Seelye Mansion this weekend. Ashamed because I had no idea how much incredible history this tour has to offer. Most people tour the Eisenhower Museum and then get back on the highway. HUGE MISTAKE!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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