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Miller House and Garden Tour

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Loved the family pit

Unfortunately it was raining when we visited so we didn’t get much chance to see the garden but the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Best day ever!

I am building a house and found the tour of the Miller House inspiring! The guide was extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John C
London, United Kingdom
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The Miller House showcases the work of leading 20th-century architects and designers Eero Saarinen, Alexander Girard, and Dan Kiley. In 2000, the Miller House became a National Historic Landmark. The home, completed in 1957,was described in the Wall...more
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506 5th St, Columbus Area Visitors Center, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately it was raining when we visited so we didn’t get much chance to see the garden but the house is a must for those interested in US modernist architecture and was one of the highlights of our mid-west tour. A real family home, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am building a house and found the tour of the Miller House inspiring! The guide was extremely informative about the building and the Miller family. By the end of the tour we felt like we knew them - she really brought the building to...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The late industrialist J.I. Miller is still an icon around Columbus, IN. His family home, now administered by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, is a product of the creative mind of Saarinen the younger, and was built in the 1950s. It is a glass parallelapiped,...More

Thank bellerophon4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour is conducted very professionally. Meet at a central location downtown, then a shuttle bus takes you to the home. A very good example of mid-century architecture that is presented in easy to follow tour format. If you like architecture this really is worth...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 3rd time to take the Miller Home Tour. It has been exciting every time! I keep bringing my family and friends back to see it. Every docent has been excellent. I have learned several new anecdotes every time. I highly recommend taking...More

Thank bonniemae68
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This home was designed as a private home for a family of seven - but is a spectacular melding of the architecture of Eero Saarinen, the interior design by Alexander Girard, and the landscape design by Dan Kiley. You will need to schedule your tour...More

Thank ghuey53
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The Miller House in Columbus is a home that brings together modern components of architecture, interior design, and landscape plans in an integrated whole greater than the sum of its parts. Trained docents help visitors appreciate what they are seeing as well as the family...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Great house, great tour, great town. Must sign up for guided tour of the house. Shuttle to get to the house. Limited number of visitors per guided tour. These folks really care about their history and preserving a house and wonderful, caring culture that has...More

Thank Karyn G
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We were so impressed with the city of Columbus. The Architecture tour and the Miller House tour were both fabulous. The guides were very knowledgeable and engaging. We have travelled many places and this city and these tours rank right up there. We would highly...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Even if you don’t care for mid-century modern architecture you will enjoy this tour. There is so much going on that is reveiled in the tour. Not only the structure, interior design and the landscape design.You also come to know the family and their passions....More

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Terri A
June 12, 2018|
Response from columbusinsider | Property representative |
Hi Terri, Thank you for your question. On the Miller House and Garden Tour you will be standing or walking during the majority of the 90 minute tour. There are 2 lightweight, portable stools available for use at the house... More
Takanori N
September 24, 2017|
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Response from CXs3 | Reviewed this property |
No, but there may be shuttle service that could be arranged through a private company. There are car services available for airport transport and other needs.