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Asa Packer Mansion

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Address: Packer Hill Drive, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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+1 570-325-3229
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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what a beautiful mansion. very knowledgable staff. took you back in time , beautiful view from the porch, well worth the visit....give yourself about an hour or so.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lambertville, New Jersey
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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

what a beautiful mansion. very knowledgable staff. took you back in time , beautiful view from the porch, well worth the visit....give yourself about an hour or so.

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Asa Packer Mansion is definitely a must see when visiting the beautiful quaint town of Jim Thorpe. It is immaculately preserved and brings you back to the millionaires yesteryear with all their authentic furnishings. The view from their front porch is stunning but the real treasure is touring the home and picturing their exciting lives back then in that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check before planning a trip. Seems they are closed in winter until April 2017. TripAdvisor and Jimthorpe.org town research site doesn't know this. The town is closed in winter except for shops, restaurants and wine tastings

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Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Breathtaking Mansion has so much History behind the walls and among the l9ng covered porch!The amazing part is All was kept in tact from ever being sold or every leaving it's lovely wealthy place in this era when this Mansion was probably the only one with such wealth ,fashion,of its kind in all of PA and probably even surrounding... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was one of the best I have been on. It took about one hour, very detailed information on the family that lived there, the architecture and gave us a great insight into how wealthy families of that era lived! Some of the features of the building were definitlely ahead of their time. Parking is a challenge, you have... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I definitely recommend stepping back in time and witnessing what Jim Thorpe was when Asa Packer brought money and jobs to the area. He was a true philanthropist. This is a rags to riches story that is not to be missed.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Area historical facts mixed with a family history of how a common man with common sense and appropriate skills made millions as the age of coal and then-new railroads evolved in that area of Pennsylvania

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Great bloody Mary's! Was a beautiful day to sit outside. only open a few hours on the weekend but should make it a priority to stop when in town

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

This was my third tour of the Asa Packer Mansion. I pick up a new tidbit or two each time I tour. The tour guides are wonderful and informative!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Jim Thorpe is this wonderful historic town nestled, literally, in the gorges along the Lehigh River in northeast Pennsylvania. There's a genuine feeling of going back in time with no modern buildings, townhomes, or even a Walgreens anywhere in sight. Think Bedford Falls in "It's a Wonderful Life" and you'd be right on target. High above the town is the... More 

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