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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

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Address: 1230 N Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2531
Phone Number:
+1 317-631-1888
10:00 - 15:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Beautiful Home of President Benjamin Harrison

I found information on this home while searching for something different to do in Indianapolis other than the usual top tourist attractions. Since I love history and old homes... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
Kansas City, Missouri

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Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

I found information on this home while searching for something different to do in Indianapolis other than the usual top tourist attractions. Since I love history and old homes, it seemed like a good idea to pass a little time on a rainy day, but I wasn't necessarily expecting the fabulous tour I ended up having. Our tour guide (I... More 

1 Thank jillqkc
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179 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Ok so he's a middle of the road President, but he's what we got. The ice cream social event is cool. House is nice and site is well organized.

1 Thank indyizzi
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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899 reviews
577 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I only got to view the exterior of the house. The hours are somewhat abbreviated and so you have to go in the middle of the day (and it is a bit away from downtown). The house is beautiful, you can take your picture with the plaque. Better to get there by car.

1 Thank dmittleman
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Great place and the tour guide was very detailed! The home is beautiful with plenty of original furnishings. The replicated wallpaper is amazing.

1 Thank Stacia M
Fairview Heights, Illinois
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148 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The house is amazing! You walk into most of the rooms and almost everything you see actually belonged to Harrison and his family. There are family photos, paintings, and even a letter from Abraham Lincoln on display. The guide knew a lot about Harrison, his family, and the house. It is not accessible for disabled people since one climbs staircases... More 

2 Thank Diane B
Benjamin_Harrison, Volunteer Experience Manager at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! I'm happy to share that we are 100% accessible for people with disabilities, with elevator access to all 3 floors. Please just let your tour docent know! More 

Mancos, Colorado
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We so enjoyed our tour of the Benjamin Harrison home. Our guide was informative and delighted us with many previously unknown stories and facts about Benjamin Harrison.

1 Thank NCM81328
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142 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Well kept home of President Harrison which sits just off the interstate and north of downtown. The tour guide was great and very informative. Plan to spend 90 minutes with the tour and there is a nominal fee charge. Always impressed on how history is maintained in the USA. Not as glamorous like other president libraries as such

Thank avgjoey
Bluffton, Indiana
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63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

On our first visit we had a personal tour of the home of America's only president who lived in IN prior to being elected. It's been restored nicely and worth a visit.

Thank Kayleen R
Satellite Beach, Florida
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100 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

President Benjamin Harrison, our 23rd president, lived in Indianapolis. The has his house and history of the president. There is a fee to get in.

Thank NavyCVSixtyFour
Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

A must do for history buffs! The house is very cool and they have done a great job preserving the house. There was a lot of facts about the family and we were hoping for more information about the actual house. The tour guide was a volunteer and he was new and was a bit green on the facts and... More 

Thank USATravelbug_194

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