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The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to maintaining and preserving the Site as a museum and memorial to the only U.S. President elected from the State of Indiana. Open to the public as an...more
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Benjamin Harrison wasn't exactly a memorable president but his house was very interesting, it's kept in borderline pristine condition so It's like walking back in time, the docent's are very helpful and informative and I'm glad I went on this little afternoon trip.
Our docent, Bruce, was engaging and knowledgeable. Rooms were decorated in period Christmas. The Harrison lineage is fascinating including the strong women and their passions. Nearly every item in the house Is original. Black hunting on the external facade was to honor deceased president George...More
We visited the site in the afternoon on Dec. 4 and were the only people on our tour. The docent, Rick Milton, was fantastic: he was knowledgeable, funny, and we thoroughly enjoyed our "conversation" with him. He pointed out photographs, paintings, and other objects that...More
We've visited lots of presidential sites and this was good but like the others. EXCEPT we came on the one Saturday of the year when they feature a Christmas program!!! They had the house beautifully decorated, of course, but also had well-informed docents dressed as...More
Went on a cold, windy day midweek and nearly had the place to ourselves. Our docent was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable making the tour fun and interesting. The house is extremely well preserved and filled with original pieces. I think we talked about nearly every...More
Beautiful home and furnishings from 1870s. Detailed and interesting history of the Harrison family and the parts they played in US history. Not handicap accessible.
Date of experience: November 2018
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Benjamin_Harrison, Guest Relations Manager at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour. I am happy to confirm that we are 100% ADA compliant, with wheelchair access into the Harrison home and elevator access to all three floors. Thank you for your visit!
This is located kind of in the middle of Indianapolis and an old neighborhood. It’s a beautiful house. It’s an 1875 Italianate mansion that’s been meticulously restored. There is a 75 minute guided tour through the Harrison house including all the family furnishings. It’s an...More
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We have a ramp up to the front door and a elevator. Tours begin in the Welcome Center (carriage house). On Sat. Feb. 21st we are open from 10:00 to 3:30. Tours are on the hour and half hour. Tours last about one hour... More
We have a ramp up to the front door and a elevator. Tours begin in the Welcome Center (carriage house). On Sat. Feb. 21st we are open from 10:00 to 3:30. Tours are on the hour and half hour. Tours last about one hour 15 mins.