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This is a grand old house in not such a grand neighborhood. I'm so glad we took the time to... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
KerryandTim
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Austin, Texas
Memorable visit.u

On 08-23-2018 my husband & I had an excellent tour with volunteer Marty. She made tothe house come... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
jde72710
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Flower Mound, Texas
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Sep 18, 2018
“In Excellent Condition”
Aug 28, 2018
“Memorable visit.u”
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An escorted tour of the historic Swenson House Museum can be scheduled either by phone or through the website. Allow 60 minutes to enjoy the tour. The home is on the Register of Historical Places. Museum “docents” will be dressed in late 19th or...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1726 Swenson St, Abilene, TX 79603-4416
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+1 325-232-8454
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is a grand old house in not such a grand neighborhood. I'm so glad we took the time to schedule a tour and see it in its 100+ year old majesty. One of the things that impressed me the most was how well maintained...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

On 08-23-2018 my husband & I had an excellent tour with volunteer Marty. She made tothe house come alive with all her great info. She explained some of the restoration done by their Historical Society and also shared some of their plans. The structure itself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A surprising and unique place in Abilene, Tx, this historic home is wonderful. I especially enjoyed the oval formal dining room and the beautiful gardens. The grand staircase is just that - grand.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Marty L
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I recently attended a private event at the Swenson House. It had been rented for a game night and the dining room and living room were filled with giggling chatting women who were enjoying the grand surroundings while playing games. A member of the Swenson...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank TexasMedusa
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Thanks Nancy for the great review & phone number update! I took photos of a local real estate agent, here in Abilene on my first visit to the Swenson House. I have photographed some high end Houston homes & thought it was such a cool...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Matt R
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Who knew that this wonderful house with all its antiques and family treasures set on a full block in Abilene. Mr. Swenson was a successful Entrepreneurs in Abilene and the house shows there amazing taste. I plan on making several stops on Swenson Street. Halloween...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Janet P
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Our staff was hosted for lunch at the Swenson House. We were greeted by very colorful docents in period dress. This is a great venue with many different options, including a beautiful outdoor area. An escorted tour of the historic Swenson House Museum can be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Nanci L
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