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Phelps Mansion Museum

191 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901-3503
+1 607-722-4873
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Beautiful building, interesting docent

Worth the time (about an hour) to see such a well preserved and beautiful building. Staff and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sharon N
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New York
Let's Fantasize!

This tour was a great way to learn more about Binghamton! I just arrived two days ago and will be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brandonpollock
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Berea, Kentucky
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The Phelps Mansion is a Historic House museum. We are open for tours Fri-Sun 11 to 5. Last tour leaves at 4:30pm. Admission is $7 students and senior 62 and over $5, kids 12 and under free. Come see the "jewel on Court st"
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191 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901-3503
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth the time (about an hour) to see such a well preserved and beautiful building. Staff and docent were welcoming and knowledgeable

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was a great way to learn more about Binghamton! I just arrived two days ago and will be here for the next 10 weeks, starting out knowing nothing now through this tour I feel more connected to this city!

Thank brandonpollock
Joe S, Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Welcome to Binghamton, we are glad you stopped in and enjoyed your visit all while learning some history of our city.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met Frank our tour guide who led us from room to room telling us about each and pointing out interesting facts about the mansion, who built it and the people who lived there. The woodwork was different in each room and was so amazingly...More

Thank Linnym64
Joe S, Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, we will be sure to share this with Frank!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the only mansion left on mansion row in Binghamton. It was built in the 1800's and still has all the original woodwork. The staircase alone is worth the visit! The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. Very interesting information on the history of...More

Thank Susan C
Joe S, Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stately mansion leading to a time travel trip through the 19th and 20th centuries. Totally worth a pleasant afternoon. Exquisite architecture harkens back to an age long gone. A veritable portal into history filled with ghosts and memorabilia and special events. One of Binghamton's downtown...More

Thank citadelic9
Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting with us!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Sherman Phelps was a prominent businessman who resided in Binghamton in the late 19th century. His mansion is well preserved, and is typical of the Victorian style. But the real interest of this tour is the history of the Phelps family, the architect who designed...More

Thank Chuck B
Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for visiting with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on a quiet and cold Sunday, just myself and young daughter. She could have been easily bored, but was not - the docent was very friendly and engaging, and we learned a lot about the Phelps family and history of the mansion. Thanks...More

Thank Jack G
Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for visiting with us. We are happy to hear you and your daughter had a good time. I'll be sure to pass your review on to our guides and Gale. :)

Reviewed 27 March 2017

The tour docents were very knowledgeable and kind. We could have stayed and asked many more questions. Parking is confusing, but the tour was worth it.

Thank Ginny P
Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

We are glad you had a great time. Thanks for visiting with us.

Reviewed 26 February 2017

John was our tour guide and he was the best! He was knowledgeable and friendly. The pace of the tour was perfect and he was just about and beyond what we expected!

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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for visiting, glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Frank, our tour guide was great and knowledgeable. He thoroughly explained all the different rooms of the mansion and the history behind them. It was a very enjoyable trip back in time of some of the history of Binghamton and would highly recommend it.

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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thanks for visiting. We will pass your review on to Frank.

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Tammylove123
is it open March 2
2 March 2017|
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Response from Joe S | Property representative |
our hours are Friday to Sunday 11am to 5pm. Hope that helps. ☺
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Diane E
Is it open October 21
26 August 2016|
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Response from Joe S | Property representative |
We will very much be open Oct 21st. Our hours stay the same all year long. Hope to see you soon!
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