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Lanier Mansion

Madison, IN
+1 812-265-3526
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Very nice history lesson

William the tour guide was excellent. Was definitely worth $10 per person. 1800s home that has not... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Sean G
Dayton, Ohio
via mobile
Loved this tour

Our tour guide was knowledgeable, the house was magnificent! The historical details, massive size... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Nicole P
via mobile
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Madison, IN
+1 812-265-3526
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

William the tour guide was excellent. Was definitely worth $10 per person. 1800s home that has not been modernized.

3  Thank Sean G
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide was knowledgeable, the house was magnificent! The historical details, massive size, and architecture is breathtaking.

3  Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Beautiful Federal Mansion the Grand Dame of the Riverfront in the quaint town of Madison, Indiana. It sits overlooking the Ohio River and the grounds are breathtaking. You can almost imagine the old Riverboats as they paddled down the river. Well preserved and a joy...More

3  Thank Colleen R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The docents were great and the house takes you back in time. It is in excellent condition and gives you an idea how James Lanier and his family lived. Great rooms to view and beautiful gardens. There is an unusual magnolia tree by the front...More

3  Thank ggerskine
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Besides seeing the structure of is early 1800's house, we learned about Mr. Lanier, about his financial support of the civil war and the state of Indiana. The guide was very knowledgeable and ready to answer questions.

3  Thank roadagainIllinois
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Just visiting Madison and decided to take the tour due to reviews on trip advisor... LOVED it! Sweet little site. Beautiful and the guide was great!

3  Thank kimmieguy
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We learned a lot during our tour. The mansion was very cool and we were able to view every room. The price was $10 per person which I thought was a little steep but overall a good experience.

3  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. This is a beautiful location and I highly recommend this for anyone who loves history and architecture.

3  Thank TarotMary
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This home is a state of Indiana museum and is open almost everyday. Take time to stroll its garden on the south lawn. Or you can find a shady spot on the north lawn to take break from shopping. Bring your bag-chair to join us...More

3  Thank BillThree
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My mother and I toured this gorgeous mansion because of me. We were visiting Madison where my great great grandpa and grandma lived in the late 1800s to early 1900s. My mother was so glad I got her to go. The mansion is out of...More

3  Thank szar101
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31 July 2017|
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Response from roadagainIllinois | Reviewed this property |
If you google church in Madison, IN, there is a complete list.
11 November 2016|
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Response from Beezhjack | Reviewed this property |
The hours are correct as listed,... however, it is important to note that Sunday hours are a little looser. The person that led our tour and was very knowledgeable also ran the visitor center. So he needs to lock up the... More
10 June 2015|
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Response from Bantamrick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open daily.