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Lanier Mansion

Madison, IN
+1 812-265-3526
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A gem

I was looking online for an historic house to visit on the way home from Louisville. I googled... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Indiana History

This State Historical Site is in Madison Indiana off 2nd & Vine street. The Visitor's Center is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Westville, Indiana
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Madison, IN
+1 812-265-3526
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank tresboysmom
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank ccindyk48
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learned a lot about the Lanier family and their home. Great guide! Every hoosier need to know the impact that Mr Lanier had on our history. Expecially Civil War buffs.

Thank RMWinters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful old home with lovely furnishings. The spiral staircase is amazing. The views are incredible. This is a glimpse into little known history of Indiana. The tour was very interesting.

Thank sljtba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Candy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great information! Beautiful city. A great girls day trip!! Would recommend for every age. Loved it!!!

1  Thank Rivergirlsreview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice guided tour of this mansion. The guide Mike did a great job lots of great info. Beautiful home!

1  Thank Diana P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful mansion, manicured gardens, just breathtaking! This is a must-see if you are in Madison. The tour was excellent and very informative which brought out the history of the mansion. Loved it!!

1  Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very good guided tour. The guide was exceptional and was clearly passionate about the history of the family who had the home built and the impact they had on the city, the state of Indiana, and the country as a whole. There...More

1  Thank Carol49426
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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.