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Lanier Mansion

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Address: Madison, IN
Phone Number: 812-265-3526
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Lanier Mansion Tour

Great tour deep in history of the area, people and life style. Can do daily no matter what day you go on. Has special events on the premises. Check the visitors center for more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour deep in history of the area, people and life style. Can do daily no matter what day you go on. Has special events on the premises. Check the visitors center for more info.

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Greensburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother took me there sixty years ago. have been in love with the town an the Lanier home for many years , Me Mom an my Brownie Hawkeye Camera,,,,always the same an the grounds of the home is wonderfull,, just to sit an gaze at the Ohio an let your mind wonder,, sit in your own time machine an... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully restored historic 1844 mansion. Excellent attraction for what it is and where it is located, and the best one in Madison, IN. Just do not expect something that will blow you away. Tour is just right at about 45 minutes. Guide is very friendly and knowledgeable. Several discounts available. Purchase tickets across the street at the Visitor's Center. CITY... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not terribly interested in the lives of rich white male financiers, but there's still some great architectural history to this house, and some poignant family stories. Our docent was terrific, but you'll have to be assertive in asking him your questions. The gardens are not much to look at.

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Thank gazooby
Rio Grande, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful mansion overlooking the Ohio River in a beautiful little town. The grounds and historic home have been well cared for over the years. It is right across from the visitor's center. The tour guide was EXCELLENT and made sure we had additional information about other historic places to visit. The staff at the visitor's center were... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is wonderful to be guided on a tour by someone who is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about every facet of the home.

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Thank Barbara F
Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful home and great tour. Very helpful to understand the national/international impact of a local business man. Worth the expense ($10 for adults; on the hour).

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Grand Blanc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable and educational tour. They have done a remarkable job restoring and refurbishing this beautiful historic home. The water entry gardens are lovely and worth a walk through.

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Thank D Q
Muncie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historical home. It has guided tour. The home has been beautifully kept and restored. A definite must when visiting Madison.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The staircase in this house was amazing. Beautiful house. I recommend going as it was only nine dollars a person.

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