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Asa Packer Mansion

Packer Hill Avenue, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 570-325-3229
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Interesting

Tom, Our guide, provided us with much information about Asa Packer and his family. He was a wealth... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Pat H
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Interesting mansion with original furniture

The Asa Packer Mansion is a must-do in Jim Thorpe. Gives you a good overview of the family and the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Paul V
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Packer Hill Avenue, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Tom, Our guide, provided us with much information about Asa Packer and his family. He was a wealth of information. Very interesting tour.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Asa Packer Mansion is a must-do in Jim Thorpe. Gives you a good overview of the family and the development of the area. The house is filled with original pieces of furniture and art works bought/collected by the family. The docent who conducted the...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This mansion is a must see if you enjoy history, how the early town developed, and how the wealthy lived and died. The house is amazing in that nothing has been changed and all furnishings remain in the house since the daughter of Asa Packer,...More

Thank oldleroy2
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We visited Jim Thorpe as my family had a connection to the area. Our tour guide for the Asa Packer Mansion was knowledgeable and made the tour interesting. It is a grand house. Apart from the history of the house it also gives a good...More

Thank JudyB2795
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a wonderful old house built in 1860. The Packer family occupied it until about 1913. The house is furnished with all of the original furnishings. The woodwork, stained glass, and wood carvings are beautiful. There are a couple of places on the walls...More

Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Good tour, knowledgeable guide who could paint a good picture. Gave a good overview of the area hey days via the lives of Packer family

1  Thank lch6
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Denise gave a great tour, lots of great info told in context with awesome enthusiasm - so glad we took the house tour. Worth every penny!

Thank TessNarvon
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This house is very interesting to be guided through. It was technologically advanced for its time and contains a lot of history. The guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank L F
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I gave the ASA Park Museum a two-star because it's cash only. I only view the outside which was being renovated. Bring your cash if you want to see the inside!

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The house is interior is in amazing condition and has original decorations/ furnishings from the 1800s. The tour guide had a lot of knowledge. Learned about Asa Packer and his family. Tour takes 1 hour. Cash only. We arrived and had to wait about 30...More

Thank Saljunebug
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Poconite
1 August 2017|
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Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
it depends on the child. i had a 12yr old and. 15 yr old and they were interested for a bit but didn't really apprrviate it as an adult does.
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mickigraham
16 July 2017|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a significant incline. Some of it steps, some sidewalk. The mansion sits high on a hill overlooking the town.
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pajcb
11 September 2016|
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Response from DiscountKing | Reviewed this property |
Admission is $10 per person.
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