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Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens

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Address: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208-3326
Phone Number: 317-920-2660 or 317-923-1331
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Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Stopped by during orchid exhibition

Wonderful place to visit and see an enchanting family mansion. Bought some painted lady green bean seeds and looking forward to the harvest this fall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Paul P
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place to visit and see an enchanting family mansion. Bought some painted lady green bean seeds and looking forward to the harvest this fall.

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Thank Paul P
Whiteland, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have hadthe pleasure & fun of taking photos on this wonderful estate twice in my life, & I hope to do it again, since I have a new camera. Anyone who loves art & nature will love walking around this estate & taking pictures of beautiful flowers,garden settings & a whole lot more. I HIGHLY RECOMMENDED IT, EVEN IF... More 

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Scottsdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved visiting the garden and greenhouse. The statues make it feel so elegant. The home is lovely and enjoyed the history of the property. The display of silver upstairs is exquisite. Loved it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is FREE (donations appreciated). Children will love to see the period furniture, and real kitchen setup, even have nicknacks throughout the residence. Be sure to explore the views and walk out to the gardens to experience old world wealth.

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I couldn't believe I got to see the mansion and walk the 100 acres of grounds as it came included with the museum admission. Be sure to really see all the gardens. They have sculptures, fountains, and tons of flowers.

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Bridgeport, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a must see if you are traveling through the Indianapolis area. You can spend as much time as you like here. It doesn't take long to tour the house itself. The gardens on the other hand a person can spend as much time as they like strolling through these beautifully designed areas. There are plenty of places to... More 

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Thank Penny R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The house was wonderful and easy to see in an hour or so. I wish I could have stayed longer so I could explore the gardens. This part of the Museum of Art is truly worth the time!

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Far Nor Cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We wish we had more time to explore the grounds. This was by far most favorite site in Indianapolis. The grounds are just stunning, the home beautiful and the locally curated Silver exhibition was absolutely beautiful! This was also a surprisingly great place to enjoy local wildlife- song birds, chipmunks, fox squirrels & even a muskrat! If we come back... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The exterior of this mansion is beautiful. The surrounding gardens are also pleasant. There are some nice pieces of outdoor sculpture though there could have been more. The interior has interesting period pieces. The upstairs has a large (and overwhelming if you're not into silver) collection of silver. It's makes a good diversion when you are visiting the Indianapolis Museum... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

You can walk through the house at your own pace and take in the house itself and/or its furnishings.

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