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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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A President's House

This was a great spot to visit on a cold December day! There were only a few other visitors, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
catiba110
Excellent time!

I found the curator to be very informative and the tour to be amazing! I learned a great deal and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
L A
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great spot to visit on a cold December day! There were only a few other visitors, so our super knowledgeable docent was able to spend as much time with us as we liked. The house is full of some very interesting artifacts,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank catiba110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the curator to be very informative and the tour to be amazing! I learned a great deal and highly recommend for anyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the $10 entrance fee. Learned so much history from the tour guide. Pictures allowed without flash. Parking available.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I consider myself a "decent" Presidential historian but I knew very little about Harrison. While the times of his term were quiet, he accomplished quite a bit more than I (or most people) realize. Besides his Presidential memorabilia, etc. the house is very interesting for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mitch C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and educational place to visit. The home is well preserved. The history of the home itself was very interesting. The furnishings reflected the time period with many original to the home and Harrison family. The craftsmanship was beautiful. You don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are fairly new to the Indy area and saw an ad for a Christmas Tour thru the Benjamin Harrison Mansion. We love history and were quite excited. We went on a Thursday evening. The people at the welcome center were very nice. They have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deborah H
Benjamin_Harrison, Guest Relations Manager at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback on our special holiday performance of “Twas the Night Before…”, which is a theatre performance focused on holiday traditions throughout the ages. We’d be delighted to have you return as our guests to a general tour...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

This Presidential house is located just north of downtown. It is beautifully furnished with Harrison family and period furnishings. Check out the windup record player! On the day we toured (cost $10) there were re-enactors portraying the Butler, President Benjamin Harrison, and The First Lady....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 7 December 2018

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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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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