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Asa Packer Mansion

Packer Hill Drive, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 570-325-3229
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very interesting

Love the history of this place and how good the people who owned it helped other people with less... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Great trip!

Great history and informative tour! You will enjoy hearing the history of the town! House on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Packer Hill Drive, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 570-325-3229
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love the history of this place and how good the people who owned it helped other people with less. They helped the town grow to be better and so happy the history lives on. Roger and Jan newlyweds

Thank rdphoto91
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great history and informative tour! You will enjoy hearing the history of the town! House on the hill and the family who started the town.

Thank twin1sg
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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31 July 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.
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.
10 September 2016|
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Response from DiscountKing | Reviewed this property |
Admission is $10 per person.