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Its still my fav

I loved coming here as a kid, the old feeling you get is what makes this place so worth it. Just... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
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Beautifully done and people walking on the streets

These store front were done very well and a lot of unique stores, bar, ice-cream, pawn shops... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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The area along First, Second and Third Streets is home to many of the town's restored pre-Civil War houses.
Madison, IN
+1 800-559-2956
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All reviews main street downtown madison river town small town art galleries lots of shops places to visit great place to visit lanier mansion visitor center civil war clifty falls state park businesses homes towns fountain regatta
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I loved coming here as a kid, the old feeling you get is what makes this place so worth it. Just walking around looking at buildings that were standing before the civil war, is really neat.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sarajean1997
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

These store front were done very well and a lot of unique stores, bar, ice-cream, pawn shops antiques and more. There is seating on the streets if you want to watch traffic. Old steps, just keep your eyes open at the structures, very nice!!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Charlotte272
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I had not been to Madison for at least 20years . Such a wonderful destination to shop or just walk . It amazes me how many people were just taking it in . I have to say I can't wait for another visit to do...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ciaojimi
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I wandered over to Madison on a leisurely Saturday afternoon to check everything out. It's a fairly quaint little town on the Ohio River. I parked at the visitor center downtown and used their restroom and got some information on what there is to see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Catlady1137574
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I love to go downtown Madison and walk around, the shops, bars, and eating places are great to visit. the walk from the riverfront to downtown is just a couple of blocks and the wineries are great places to visit

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dedf450
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great historic town that is on the banks of the scenic Ohio River! It has a vast amount of 19th and early 20th century buildings and homes and a great selection of shops including a fantastic high-end resale designer furniture and antique shop Wow! What...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank culinairian1964
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Enjoy my hometown and the historic district. There are several nice places to either enjoy either coffee or lunch.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Julie L
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place to take my 5:00 am walk. Everything is neat and tidy, and even the empty storefronts seemed cared for. I have moved to Bedford Falls in time for Christmas!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Stanley W
Reviewed 14 November 2017

For the antique enthusiast, mark Madison Indiana on your list of places to shop. Several shops are available. as well as eateries.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Greg E
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We traveled to Madison to stay at the clifty falls inn, thought we'd get in some hiking there and shopping in historic district however we went into town on a Wednesday and most shops and restaurants were closed. This is a neat little town to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tracee G
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Merle M
19 August 2018|
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Response from Charlotte272 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I’m not sure. We were downtown on Monday, of Memorial Weekend. Shops were open then. Maybe if you google the stores.
26 September 2016|
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Response from jgbtravels | Reviewed this property |
You just missed it. It is the last weekend of September/Sat &Sun.
4 May 2016|
Response from Heather M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you can tour courthouse or not. We never asked. I took pictures of exterior. We were too busy enjoying other attractions.