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Asa Packer Mansion

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautiful home!!

I was here 30 years ago and it was a delight to revisit. Our tour director was a bit of a kook but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pat9609
Nice Mansion Museum

We enjoyed our time looking at all the original artifacts in the mansion. I was a little surprised... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

I was here 30 years ago and it was a delight to revisit. Our tour director was a bit of a kook but the home is beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed the tour

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time looking at all the original artifacts in the mansion. I was a little surprised they let you walk on some of the original carpets. They had throw rugs over the area instead if something that fully covered the rug. Some beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you to the Lions club and our tour guide Jim for preserving this excellent Mansion and our local part of history. Our tour was awesome. Jim's enthusiasm and memory for details was fantastic. We had a large group and all really learned a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely day in Jim Thorpe. A nice walk followed by a terrific lunch (Stella’s) then the tour of the mansion. What it lacks in scale it makes up for with grandiosity! Gold leaf, crystal, amazing wood work and all the modern conveniences...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just want to thank our tour guide for all his knowledge and enthusiasm for this mansion and the family who lived there. I forgot this man's name which is not uncommon for me but I always remember someone's story and his was really an...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This house which was built by Asa Packer, the founder of Lehigh University, has been maintained intact with all the original furnishings. Our tour guide, who was very knowledgeable and friendly, took us through the entire house Very enjoyable and a must see while in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the tour and the history behind the house. This is the best historical house tour we’ve done so far. (And we’ve seen plenty!)

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gina m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy history this is the place to visit. When you enter from the porch you leave the present behind and visit the late 1800’s. The docent was knowledgeable and friendly as she led us through this beautiful mansion. The house is as it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is beautiful and the house is probably better preserved than most places we have visited. The tour was 60-70 minutes and too long in our opinion - a 20 minute tour would have sufficed. The house is closed off so it’s tough to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Chandni S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a leisurely train ride on LSR we went up to tour the Asa Packer Mansion. It was a sweltering 90 plus day but the silver storage room was cool! Kathy was a wonderful tour guide, she was informative and friendly. The house is full...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Joy L | Reviewed this property |
Pricing General Admission (Ages 19-54): $10.00 Senior Citizens (Ages 55+): $9.00 Students (Ages 6-18): $6.00 Children (Ages 5-under): $3.00
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Response from Black S | Reviewed this property |
Usually it's 11-4.
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Poconite
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
it depends on the child. i had a 12yr old and. 15 yr old and they were interested for a bit but didn't really apprrviate it as an adult does.
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