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Haan Museum of Indiana Art

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An unexpected treat!

Built originally as the Connecticut state pavilion for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, this... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
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Columbus, Indiana
Great Christmas Experience for Families

We took part of our family, including three grandchildren ages 9, 6, and 2 to this museum today... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
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Naperville, Illinois
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What makes a tour of the Haan Museum so memorable? The Classical Revival mansion was the Connecticut Building at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. Many parts are from a 1760 Connecticut mansion. The Museum shows the best collection of paintings by...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for the Christmas at the Haan House. We had seen advertisements that they had extensive Christmas displays and trains. We thought, what better way to evoke "classic christmas" with our son then to go see the Christmas trains. Well, we didn't realize...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Built originally as the Connecticut state pavilion for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, this striking colonial revival structure combined elements from three period mansions in the state. After the fair closed, it was disassembled and moved to Lafayette and modified to become the residence...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We took part of our family, including three grandchildren ages 9, 6, and 2 to this museum today. It was a wonderful experience. It is beautifully decorated for Christmas with Christmas trees, nativity sets, and other Christmas decorations. There is a house the kids can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

This is a unique museum housed in a house built for the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis and moved to Lafayette after the fair. The house has been well maintained over the years. Since this is the Christmas Season it was all decked out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

I was lucky enough to visit while the mansion was decorated for the Christmas season. What fun! A toy train runs from one bedroom through a closet into another bedroom! Christmas trees in the bedrooms, a "gingerbread" playhouse downstairs. Quite aside from the holiday cheer,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Thank you, Jezebel. I agree - the Christmas decorations provide a lot of Holiday cheer. We especially love to see children enjoying themselves. I hope you'll visit again soon.

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The Haan Museum of Indiana Art is definitely deserving a spot on Trip Advisor’s list of the very best things to do in Lafayette, Indiana. The beautifully restored, decorated and furnished historic mansion alone would be worth seeing, but add the impressive collection of paintings,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Thank you, Joan. We appreciate your enthusiasm, and hope that you'll visit again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is more for adults i think. People who love art would like this place. If you like older homes this is one of lafayeetes oldest. It once was featured at the chicago worlds fair and was move here. It also has a special Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Thank you. Whether they like architecture, art, or history, there's something for everyone. Some people love the building, some only have eyes for the paintings, others are interested in the furniture or ceramics. Christmas at the Museum is a great time to bring kids. It...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

I attended a meeting held here in August and following the meeting we were given a tour of the Museum. I was quite surprised at the breadth and quality of their collection of Indiana art. In addition, the collection is housed in a beautiful old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thank you. We're glad you enjoyed it, and hope that you'll come back again. It won't be long before Christmas tours open, and that's a great time to visit.

Reviewed September 16, 2018

My daughter and I visited the Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art last weekend; I’d been wanting to check out this local gem for some time since the facility is only open during a few afternoons during the week. Wikipedia claims the Haan Museum houses...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thank you, Eric. We're so glad you shared your experience. I would like to clarify that the art collection, while quite large, is not the biggest - it's the best works by Indiana's most important artists. That includes not just paintings, but decorative ceramics as...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

The Haan museum contains the finest collection of TC Steele and friends' paintings I have seen outside of the TC Steele home in southern Indiana. The Haans are devoted to Indiana art and provide a unique museum experience. Thank you for this resource in Tippecanoe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

You're welcome, Julianne. I hope you'll visit again soon. Christmas is a great time to visit!

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Susan S
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Hi Trix, We're open from 1 to 4 every Wednesday through Saturday.
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