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The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to maintaining and preserving the Site as a museum and memorial to the only U.S. President elected from the State of Indiana. Open to the public as an...more
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Nice old house in downtown area. We checked in for the 2pm tour of the presidential site. Purchase our tickets and went directly to the house. We were quickly greeted by our tour guide Gary S. He gave us history on Benjamin Harrison, the house,...More
This was a great spot to visit on a cold December day! There were only a few other visitors, so our super knowledgeable docent was able to spend as much time with us as we liked. The house is full of some very interesting artifacts,...More
I consider myself a "decent" Presidential historian but I knew very little about Harrison. While the times of his term were quiet, he accomplished quite a bit more than I (or most people) realize. Besides his Presidential memorabilia, etc. the house is very interesting for...More
This is a very interesting and educational place to visit. The home is well preserved. The history of the home itself was very interesting. The furnishings reflected the time period with many original to the home and Harrison family. The craftsmanship was beautiful. You don't...More
We are fairly new to the Indy area and saw an ad for a Christmas Tour thru the Benjamin Harrison Mansion. We love history and were quite excited. We went on a Thursday evening. The people at the welcome center were very nice. They have...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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Benjamin_Harrison, Guest Relations Manager at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2018
Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback on our special holiday performance of “Twas the Night Before…”, which is a theatre performance focused on holiday traditions throughout the ages. We’d be delighted to have you return as our guests to a general tour...More
This Presidential house is located just north of downtown. It is beautifully furnished with Harrison family and period furnishings. Check out the windup record player! On the day we toured (cost $10) there were re-enactors portraying the Butler, President Benjamin Harrison, and The First Lady....More
Benjamin Harrison wasn't exactly a memorable president but his house was very interesting, it's kept in borderline pristine condition so It's like walking back in time, the docent's are very helpful and informative and I'm glad I went on this little afternoon trip.
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We have a ramp up to the front door and a elevator. Tours begin in the Welcome Center (carriage house). On Sat. Feb. 21st we are open from 10:00 to 3:30. Tours are on the hour and half hour. Tours last about one hour... More
We have a ramp up to the front door and a elevator. Tours begin in the Welcome Center (carriage house). On Sat. Feb. 21st we are open from 10:00 to 3:30. Tours are on the hour and half hour. Tours last about one hour 15 mins.