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Seelye Mansion

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Amazing old mansion undisturbed by time.

This old mansion has basically been undisturbed for 95 years. The man giving the tour actually... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Ponca City, Oklahoma
Great Tour!

Terry took us on a great tour telling us of the history of the Seelye Mansion. Terry is extremely... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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1105 N Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS 67410-1942
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a joy it was to step back in time to experience life in the Seeleye Mansion. Original artwork, furnishings, and period appropriate gardens delight and astound.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This old mansion has basically been undisturbed for 95 years. The man giving the tour actually lived there with the original owners and has amazing stories to tell. Little ones might get a bit restless but for adults it is great. There is so much...More

Thank SuZi520
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Terry took us on a great tour telling us of the history of the Seelye Mansion. Terry is extremely knowledgeable about every aspect of the house. Allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours for the tour.

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This Mansion is absolutely gorgeous with all of the most advanced inventions of the day in which it was built the curator is quite knowledgeable and will take as much time as you wish to answer what your questions. The tour is a bit long...More

Thank Cyndi Chisham W
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I am not one to normally write reviews, but the Seelye Mansion and tour were just magnificent! Terry, the man who gives the tours and actually lives in the house is just wonderful. He has owned and lived in the house for years so he...More

Thank mstahlheber
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Terry was a wealth of knowledge! The history of the home, the furnishings, the family, the area.... really thorough! Don't stop unless you have over an hour...the mansion legitimately gets the title "mansion"

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a must see when in Abilene KS. What a great tour guide. Full of knowledge and makes the tour so interesting. His love of his home, yes, he lives there and how much he cared about the Seelye sisters which he purchased the...More

Thank H2498UXmikeb
Reviewed June 11, 2018

The home is amazingly beautiful with original furnishings (something rarely seen). The tour guide is very knowledgeable including minute details. The tour took 2 1/2 hours with quite a bit of repetition. The house isn’t air conditioned well so not best to do on hot...More

3  Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Terry T who is the curator/owner is a charming host! At Christmas time, the home is elegantly decorated with a Christmas tree in every room! And an extensive nutcracker collection. Throughout the year, the home is a wonderful place to visit and to take out...More

Thank A'Lisa J
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Our tour of the mansion was simply amazing. We were led by the owner/resident, Terry. He invited us to join the tour just as it was starting. The mansion is presented the way it existed many years ago, but Terry encourages you to touch, sit,...More

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Not that I have ever heard of.