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Asa Packer Mansion

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Address: Packer Hill Drive, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: (570) 325-3229
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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charming historical place

A very charming historical house that is such a pleasure to tour so much history and grandeur you will love the furnishings and kitchen

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very charming historical house that is such a pleasure to tour so much history and grandeur you will love the furnishings and kitchen

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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the best guided tours I have ever taken. Very nice staff and also great times for tours that run around every 30 minutes.

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Thank christopherborrell07
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Asa Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe, PA is a must see when you are in the town. It is the original mansion of Asa Packer who was the railroad/coal baron in this region. His home is beautiful, from the chandelier that was used in "Gone With The Wind" to the grounds surrounding the house. It sits high up on... More 

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Endicott, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was about a 40 minute guided tour. Our tour guide was very well informed. Learned a lot about the Packer family. Mansion is very well maintained.

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Elmer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is a must see for anyone who enjoys carved wood, each room is more beautiful than the last, the home has been preserved as it was when Asa & his family lived there. Rare pieces in each room are displayed, the tour guide is very good, it's alot of steps to get up to the mansion and many inside... More 

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Thank Emily H
South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible tour, highlighting this fabulous old mansion. Details of the lives of the family were enlightening

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Hope, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our tour. Our guide was friendly and great. The furniture and workmen ship of house beautiful.

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Thank donnabelle57
Damascus, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible home and we had an excellent tour guide. Was able to answer all our questions. Beautiful furnishings.

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exquisite historic mansion that you can self tour in about 30 minutes. Great opulence with historic decor. Stopped by the hotel lounge for a great glass of wine afterwards.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the home of the Packer family with Karen, our guide. As we were in a small group of four, we were able to go slowly, ask lots of questions and see a few more of the objects in the home than if we were to visit with a larger group of people. The home has to be seen... More 

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