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Lanier Mansion

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. This is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Hamilton, Ohio
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The Crown Jewel of Madison's Historic District!

This home is a state of Indiana museum and is open almost everyday. Take time to stroll its garden... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Madison, Indiana
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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
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Madison, IN
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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
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We did the tour of than Lanier Mansion on a rainy weekday morning with our teenage son. It was just the three of us on the tour with a very friendly gentleman guide who figured out how to keep our son engaged and be friendly...More

3  Thank tewks
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This mansion is well worth the price of the tour. The guide was knowledgeable and questions were welcomed. The home has been carefully brought back to its original state and the stories about the Lanier family are fascinating.

3  Thank runningbarb
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a beautiful 65 Feb Sat. The price is good at $10 per adult, only 4 of us on tour so easy to see. Tour only takes 30 minutes to cover all 3 stories, kinda quick. Tour guide was informative inside was very elegant...More

3  Thank Don G
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Pay for your tour across the street at the visitor center. They offer tours on the hour starting at 9 on week days. Saturday and Sunday they start a little later. They don't have a tour at 12 noon so the guide can eat. It...More

3  Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This historic home has been lovingly restored and furnished to reflect life along the Ohio River in the 1840s. My guide was extremely knowledgeable, not only regarding the mansion and grounds but the history of Madison and Indiana. Tickets are purchased across the street, and...More

2  Thank redink46142
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the mansion as part of Madison's "candlelight tour of homes". The mansion is stunning. The staff did an amazing job of explaining the history of every room. I was awestruck. I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Madison.

3  Thank Missy R
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful mansion and a must-see on your Madison itinerary. I have been to Madison many times and finally took the tour. The tour is about an hour long but didn't feel rushed. Jerry was very informative and answered all my questions...he really knows...More

3  Thank Jodicurtis
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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.