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James Dean Gallery

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James Dean Gallery

Lots of memorabilia there. Some authentic pics/documents. Man at house very nice and informative... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Indyob
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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A break from acting.

I was so impressed by how friendly,and real the whole experience was. So thankful I finally visited.

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Clint C
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Los Angeles, California
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The James Dean Gallery is a Museum Exhibit and Gift Shop housed in a beautifully restored 1903 Victorian Home on tree lined North Main Street in the legendary actor's hometown of Fairmount, Indiana. The extensive Museum Exhibit fills several rooms...more
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425 N Main St, Fairmount, IN 46928-1633
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of memorabilia there. Some authentic pics/documents. Man at house very nice and informative about other places around town. Easy drive from Indianapolis. Worth the trip if James Dean/movie fan

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FairmountDeaner55, Owner at James Dean Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I was so impressed by how friendly,and real the whole experience was. So thankful I finally visited.

Thank Clint C
FairmountDeaner55, Owner at James Dean Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a trip. Great people sharing great stuff! Very well displayed and real knowledge about James Dean. Very good at guiding you to the other things you want to see while your in the area.

Thank Sid C
FairmountDeaner55, Owner at James Dean Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Walk into the life of James Dean. Great collection of his life memorabilia. Many items from the 50's to look at. Has a nice gift shop to pick up some items to remember your trip back in time. Really enjoyed our time there.

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FairmountDeaner55, Owner at James Dean Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in because I had passed this place so many times traveling and never stopped. My kids had so much fun looking at all the memorabilia. It was cool and it was free. They even have a gift shop where you can buy James...More

Thank Tangera A
FairmountDeaner55, Owner at James Dean Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I took my daughter to the gallery on the way home from Ft. Wayne weekend trip. A short jog from the interstate, it was easy to find. Once at the gallery, which is on the historic register, I was greeted by a big German Shepherd....More

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FairmountDeaner55, Owner at James Dean Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Just an amazing place to visit and see so many objects and memorabilia relating to the life of James Dean. Passionately run by David and Lenny it is housed in a beautiful property on Main street. Once done with all things Jimmy, you can visit...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The staff was wonderful. Very helpful with the finding of the landmarks with their map. Displays are great. I was expecting slightly more of James Dean articles such as real “The Rebel Jacket” , glasses, clothing. For what they did have, it was interesting and...More

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

It is about 5 miles off I-69 in the town of Fairmount, IN. Nice, small, little town. The James Dean Gallery is in the middle of town. Very easy to find. Not much parking but the Gallery is Free Admission. Nice gentleman greeted us and...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

If you are a James Dean fan, you'll definitely want to check this out. They have lots of memorabilia and it's very interesting!

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Jerilyn B
21 August 2016|
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Response from FairmountDeaner55 | Property representative |
Hi, We first opened the back area with the side door entrance in 1988 and then opened up the front area in Sept of 1990. That story sounds familiar... thanks
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13 June 2015|
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Response from FairmountDeaner55 | Property representative |
There is no admission, but there is a jug where you can make a donation on the way out if you care to...
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ValTJBD55
28 December 2014|
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Response from FairmountDeaner55 | Property representative |
There is a nice private guest house with 2 bedrooms that will be available.
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