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Tour this sprawling home on the Ohio River, the site of a heroic story that's still impacting Indiana today, and one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the Midwest. This location is part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic...more
All reviews spiral staircase across the street our tour guide nice tour visitor's center the kitchen behind the scenes ohio river greek revival architecture period furniture at noon civil war indiana state museum crown jewel answered all of our questions tour starts back in the day
Beautifully preserved by the State of Indiana, the grand home of wealthy and generous James F.D. Lanier, is well worth a tour. The Docents are very knowledgeable and willing to share the story of Mr. Lanier and his rise to prominence. There are a few...More
Our tour guide was interesting, very knowledgeable, he was able to answer any question that was asked. It was interesting to see how the wealthy people lived back in the day and the way they decorated.
I was looking online for an historic house to visit on the way home from Louisville. I googled historic house, southern Indiana and the Lanier Mansion came up so my sister and I stopped. We got there around 12 noon and were told the tour...More
This State Historical Site is in Madison Indiana off 2nd & Vine street. The Visitor's Center is across the street & you have to pay for your tour there.
It's $10 a person, seniors & children are less. A docent guides you through the house...More
Our last stop of our Madison trip, we lingered in the gift shop waiting for next tour time enjoying the cool air and clean facilities. Tour guide was knowledgeable and could answer most all our questions. The Mansion is definitely a piece of history worth...More
In the midst of the Historic District stands the Lanier Mansion, a shining example of Greek Revival architecture. It is definitely worth your time and money to take the tour which is about forty-five minutes long. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate; he answered our...More
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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
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 visitor center and then lead the tour. So it depends on busyness. Saturday there were two people in the visitor center and the hours are pretty much accurate. The tour lasts about 40 minutes and you can go in all three stories. Soon the adjacent building will be open