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The Harry Packer Mansion Tours

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Address: 19 Packer Hl, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1221
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The Harry Packer Mansion is open for self guided tours Saturday and Sunday...

The Harry Packer Mansion is open for self guided tours Saturday and Sunday from 1PM to 4:30 at a cost of $5 per person.Used as the model for the Haunted Mansion in Disney World, the mansion sits on a hill overlooking the historic district.Guests can wander through the rooms at their own pace enjoying the surroundings of a bygone age.

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Historic and majestic mansion from the days of the industrial revelation. Visit the town of Jim Thorpe!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Historic and majestic mansion from the days of the industrial revelation. Visit the town of Jim Thorpe!

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Thank Xeanie
New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Paid $10 for a tour and was handed a piece of paper and told to go explore. Be certain you will get guided tour otherwise don't pay for the piece of paper and just look around. Honestly, not a well kept mansion. Bar is just a table in a room. Upstairs rooms are roped off.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Spent Halloween weekend at the mansion and had a terrific time. The food was fantastic, owners, Pat & Bob and their son, Taylor, were excellent hosts.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

We visited for the Murder Mystery Weekend The mansion was incredible .Pat and Bob were wonderful hosts. Eleven couples in a historic renovated 19th century mansion together to experience and participate in a murder mystery. Bob's comical and passionate trip through history had us laughing and intrigued. No,I will not tell you whodunnit. An added bonus was the Jim Thorpe... More 

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We went to Jim Thorpe for the first time as a day trip. The mansion tour is a must-see if you are interested in history, architecture, craftsmanship, and/or historic preservation. The most intriguing aspect being the fact that the interior is completely original, just as the Packer family left it. There are no reproductions or recreations. The woodwork is exquisite.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Harry Packer Mansion is another wonderfully preserved Victorian style home. The design, furnishings and the grandious style of the home reflects the wealth of Harry Packer and his family enjoyed. But it also tells the story of hard working, innovative man who brought jobs, homes and security to a mountain area of Pa. That was so remote, it may... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We visited Jim Thorpe and took the tour, it was gorgeous. I must do for those that like to see history...

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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

The Harry Packer is pictured above, which offers accommodations for the night. Asa Packer Mansion, is the light colored building lower on the hill. The Asa, which HERE isn't the place for you to review for it, is the building that has all the original contents, carpeting, drapes even down to the forks and knives ALL ORIGINAL! This is the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Again we have stayed at the Asa Packer Mansion on previous occasions but not this trip. We have been going to Jim Thorpe for many years and we have stayed at both Asa Packer and Harry Packer Mansions. We have participated in a Murder Mystery Weekend at one of the mansions. Very enjoyable. Quite obviously we enjoy this town we... More 

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Deptford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

This mansion is awesome. The architecture is amazing both inside and outside. Worthwhile to put this on your list of to dos.

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