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Lanier Mansion

Madison, IN
+1 812-265-3526
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Our tour guide was interesting, very knowledgeable, he was able to answer any question that was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandy A
Columbus, Indiana, United States
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Interesting house

We have visited a lot of historic homes and each one has something unique. Interesting tour and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Columbia, Tennessee
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Madison, IN
+1 812-265-3526
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was interesting, very knowledgeable, he was able to answer any question that was asked. It was interesting to see how the wealthy people lived back in the day and the way they decorated.

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited a lot of historic homes and each one has something unique. Interesting tour and info about the family

Thank thebandteacher
Reviewed 19 August 2017 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 16 August 2017

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 13 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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 31 July 2017

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 29 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Rivergirlsreview
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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
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30 July 2017|
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Response from roadagainIllinois | Reviewed this property |
If you google church in Madison, IN, there is a complete list.
10 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.