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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Benjamin Harrison wasn't exactly a memorable president but his house was very interesting, it's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wayne S
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Beautiful home of our 21st President

Our docent, Bruce, was engaging and knowledgeable. Rooms were decorated in period Christmas. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathy L
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Crawfordsville, Indiana
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1230 N Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2531
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+1 317-631-1888
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Architecture, history, and period pieces with a knowledgeable guide made this an enlightening stop on a tour of Indianapolis landmarks.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide made this a very enjoyable experience. The home is filled with 90% original furnishings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barb H
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We took our daughter on a Saturday. The guide was informative and made the tour of great interest. The exhibits inside range from beautiful to of highest interest.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Margaret W
11 February 2015|
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Response from Benjamin_Harrison | Property representative |
Yes--this National Historic Landmark is fully accessible, with ramps leading into the house and full elevator access to all 3 floors.
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Margaret W
11 February 2015|
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Response from campsalot | Property representative |
Hello, 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
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