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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

1230 N Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2531
+1 317-631-1888
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It was very interesting and educational

They were great with our school group. The tour was highly educational and very historic. The... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
rda525
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Excellent - Ok I am a bit of a nerd and I like going to Presidential houses. This is the first one... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Penelope737
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Quincy, Illinois
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The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to maintaining and preserving the Site as a museum and memorial to the only U.S. President elected from the State of Indiana. Open to the public as an...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1230 N Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2531
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+1 317-631-1888
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"original furnishings"
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

They were great with our school group. The tour was highly educational and very historic. The staff were so nice and friendly.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Excellent - Ok I am a bit of a nerd and I like going to Presidential houses. This is the first one I have been to that was not owed and operated by the US Government, or a huge foundation. My daughter and I had...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Although most of the focus was on his life and living in Indianapolis, there was some good information on what he accomplished as President. Very informative and educational for adults and school-age learners. One gleamed what life was like before and after being President, and...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very well maintained home. About 80% of the furnishings belonged to Benjamin Harrison, and the wallpaper had been restored to match what was in the home when Harrison lived in the house. This is the 10th presidential home we have visited and is one of...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

This home is very impressive because nearly 80% of the furnishings are original. Our tour guide was great. She told us many interesting facts about the Harrison family and was able to answer most of the questions from our group. While the home has been...More

1  Thank mlm26
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

We enjoy visiting presidential homes. This one is well preserved and claims to have 75% original Harrison Family items in its collection, which is just spectacular for a Presidential Home, especially as it passed out of the family for part of it's existence. We had...More

1  Thank Lee S
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were late but the curator was tremendously nice and he still gave us the tour guide. I loved the building, all the personal and historical mementos and the wonderful state of conservation. It is really educational, has lovely grounds, and connects you to a...More

1  Thank Irene D
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

The burial site of Benjamin Harrison was worth the visit. It is large, includes his wife, has good information, is well kept too. Very interesting to spend some time viewing.

1  Thank Fav26V
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is our 6th presidential home this year and because of our fantastic tour guide and the house itself; it's our favorite. We spent so much time there and the staff is so knowledgeable. You will learn so much and be really happy you went....More

1  Thank Megan A
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A beautiful walk through home of the centennial president (to George Washington). Plenty to see, and we had a fantastic docent that led us through the home. Lot's of period piece and personal items of the president including his desk, dinnerware, personal home gym products...More

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Margaret W
10 February 2015|
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Response from Benjamin_Harrison | Property representative |
Yes--this National Historic Landmark is fully accessible, with ramps leading into the house and full elevator access to all 3 floors.
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Margaret W
10 February 2015|
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Response from campsalot | Property representative |
Hello, We have a ramp up to the front door and a elevator. Tours begin in the Welcome Center (carriage house). On Sat. Feb. 21st we are open from 10:00 to 3:30. Tours are on the hour and half hour. Tours last about one hour... More
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