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Reitz Home Museum

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224 SE 1st St, Evansville, IN 47713-1002
+1 812-426-1871
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House gets 4⭐️; tour gets 1⭐️

The Reitz is very nicely restored and an interesting addition to our visits of many different... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
treasureseekermth633
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Beautiful Wood

The black walnut doors in this house are absolutely beautiful as well as many of the fireplace... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
73Karen
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Zionsville, Indiana
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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224 SE 1st St, Evansville, IN 47713-1002
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Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

The Reitz is very nicely restored and an interesting addition to our visits of many different historic homes. It has some original furnishings plus rooms restored to original owner condition. However, the tour itself was awkward; I would have rather meandered through on my own....More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

The black walnut doors in this house are absolutely beautiful as well as many of the fireplace finishing. Great place to spend a couple of hours.

1  Thank 73Karen
Reviewed February 8, 2017

I walked in solo and they had no problem conducting a tour for one. Going off season added to that bonus! The guide was astute to minut details that were so extremely fascinating and awe inspiring. I had a great experience because it was a...More

1  Thank Ericka Sue M
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have toured many 19th century homes throughout the US. The Reitz home museum is among the finest examples of a Victorian/Edwardian era home I have been in. Many of the home's original furnishings are in the rooms, and the original colors and textiles have...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide was nice, but a bit quiet and uninformed on some things that we would have thought would be known as part of the tour. The home itself was nicely restored and was worth seeing for the $7.50 per adult and $1.50 per...More

Thank The-Randall-Clan
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Beautifully restored museum home with 1890s decor. Our guide knew the rooms, objects, and family story backwards and forwards. Fascinating to imagine Evansville as a place where elegant families collected European treasures and had a sizable staff to look after them.

Thank ILoveNationalParks
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Well maintained house with an interesting history. The interior has a definite Moorish flavor as well as some nicely designed stained glass. Worth the stop.

Thank PRSRES
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing museum!! I've been a few times (including during the Christmas season), but this recent time was spectacular! The guide was very knowledgable and happy to answer questions! I enjoyed being able to see all the rooms and learning facts about the family,...More

Thank SWHoosierTraveler
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Jordan gave us a tour, and she was so knowledgeable and friendly, we loved meeting her as much as seeing the house. No words can describe the beauty and history of this home, it is a must see. I PROMISE YOU you will be so...More

Thank EvyDel
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We really enjoyed touring this home. Our guide was well informed, and we especially liked that there were plenty of pictures of the original family members and many of their possessions and furniture are still in the house. It was easy to imagine what life...More

Thank ThomasTCat
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Brittany R
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Response from Deborah F | Reviewed this property |
7.50 for adults. Not sure about children. Group rates available. Not sure about handicap accessible. I think there is a ramp around back. Website should tell you what you need to know.
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