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Turner-Dodge House & Heritage Center

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Address: 100 E North St, Lansing, MI 48906-4333
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+1 517-483-4220
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This is the home of Michigan pioneers who helped develop the capital city...

This is the home of Michigan pioneers who helped develop the capital city and the state. They were progressive leaders, supporters of higher education for women, abolition, liquor control, the silver standard, Saginaw mill strikers (Knights of Labor), and the development of arts and culture. It is available for tours and rentals.

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A Lovely Historic Home

I love touring historic homes especially at Christmas time when they are decorated for the season. In the past, I have been here for tea but this time we visited the Turner Dodge... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2014
Denice S
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DeWitt, Michigan
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DeWitt, Michigan
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Reviewed December 15, 2014

I love touring historic homes especially at Christmas time when they are decorated for the season. In the past, I have been here for tea but this time we visited the Turner Dodge House during its Third Annual Festival of Trees. There were over 30 decorated Christmas trees throughout the three floors. Each tree is uniquely decorated. The Christmas lights... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

I have been here a few times, once in the summer for the annual Lansing Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event and once in the winter for a tea party. My summer visit was nice, lots of people walking around and the house was in great shape. My friends and I explored the house on our own self-tour... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

I went there for a relaxing day of tea and crumpets by invitation. Once I arrived as I entered I heard the screeching of parrots, being a lover of birds I sought out the origin of this sound. My journey took me into a dark room where an octogenarian fight club was taking place, The room was permeated with the... More 

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Reviewed October 4, 2013

My husband and I went for one of the tea events they had awhile back and we had a wonderful time. They had live music, delicious tea, great snacks to go with it and afterwards we got to freely roam/tour the house and the yard. Beautiful place. :)

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1 Thank I_Rose_S
Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

this home is well furnished with period furniture ad accessories. we very much enjoyed visiting it. not especially for little kids, but older ones can learn so much about the hisotry and the way rich folks live in by gone days. takes you back.

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Charlevoix, Michigan, United States
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

We attended a baby shower here and it was a beautiful perfect setting! There was a gorgeous sitting room where we watched the mother to be open gifts, a dining room and a kitchen.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

We came to the Turner-Dodge House for the Xmas tree competition. The rooms are beautiful & well maintained. There isn't much to do in the East Lansing-Lansing area (we moved from Los Angeles), so this small hour-long trip to the house was a nice family activity.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Lovely old house superbly preserved provides a look into the old days of Lansing. Excellent tours with interesting stories of the auto-industry family.

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Reviewed July 14, 2012

It is a beautiful place. We did a expo there for a bridal show.

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Flint, mi
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

While visiting Old Town Lansing, I noticed a poster advertising an artist's fundraiser being held at the Turner-Dodge Mansion on June 3, 2012, so I checked it out... I'm glad I did! The admission to the first floor and grounds was free during this event (with refreshments provided, as well). What a beautiful place!

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