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“Excellent”

Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Monroe
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Built in 1913 by Joseph A. Biedenharn, visitors can tour this historic home and magnificent Elsong Gardens located on the estate.
Reviewed May 14, 2012

I love walking around the gardens and relaxing in such lush greenery. The tour of the museum is very informative. It's really not a place for small children, but is great for groups of ladies to visit as an outing.

1  Thank Kathy O
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

Tour of the first Coca Cola bottling plant was interesting and entertaining. The gardens were pretty and a great background for your pictures. Well maintained grounds with beautiful plants but a quick walk through is enough.

2  Thank Hensaustin
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Reviewed April 26, 2012

This is a lovely place, and perfect for Weddings and pictures. I took my wedding pictures here and they came out lovely. It's a great place to bring visitors and a gem in the historic area!

1  Thank RedinLa2011
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Reviewed March 30, 2012

A beautiful home, with much history, take the time to take the tour, the bible museum is wonderful, rich in history, but start your tour when you buy your ticket, do not miss the soda fountain with an authentic soda jerk, and don't forget to purchase your 6oz. bottle coke for a nickel. We had so much fun and the gardens were in bloom and breathtaking. We spent several hours during our visit and could have stayed longer. Definitely worth the time to visit, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

If you are near Monroe, during Easter break (school) , the Museum has what they call Picture Sunday. You can take your friends and family and take your own Easter photos in their gorgeous gardens. You sit on the benches in front of the most beautiful blue hydrangeas and other flowers. Walking thru. the gardens is just sooo peaceful! and filtered shade! Buy yourself a bottled coke for a nickel and enjoy! Free to the public but they do take donations that help to keep things gorgeous all year round.

1  Thank nanny2Louisiana
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