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Amazing old mansion!

If you love old history, this is the best hour you will ever spend! What a gem! It's only $15 each... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Massillon, Ohio
Can't Be Beat

I've been on a fair number of tours of old homes, but nothing beats the Hegeler Carus Mansion... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Darien, Illinois
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1307 7th St, LaSalle, IL 61301-1960
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love old history, this is the best hour you will ever spend! What a gem! It's only $15 each and $5 to take pics. The tour is done by such professional, fun, knowledgeable folks. Trish took us around. She's been working there for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a history buff so old homes intrigue me. The guide very informative with the history of the home and family that lived there

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I've been on a fair number of tours of old homes, but nothing beats the Hegeler Carus Mansion. Both the family's history and mansion's history are so interesting you can't wait to hear more. It's very difficult to catch everything in just one tour. I...More

Thank snooze56
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This tour was so enjoyable that I plan to visit again! There is so much to see, it is difficult to take it in. So often, tours of old houses are filled with replicas, etc., but most of the items in the house are original....More

Thank angiepenn
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I took my 14, 12, 10, and 7 year old kids and they really liked the tour. They were still talking about it weeks after we visited.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Our tour guide was GREAT!! Very interesting tour, beautiful house, and great family stories. The restorations are on going, but what has been completed is awesome. Well worth the trip to see this house

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Great piece of history! Our guide Dan (retired teacher) was so knowledgeable. Will definitely go back for the 4 hour tour! Well worth a visit!!!!

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Saw the short tour (about an hour) in Oct of 2017 with family and one other couple and enjoyed it. Our guide Tricia was very knowledgeable and informative. We were very interested in going back for the longer tour to see the entire house, so...More

2  Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Our guide, Dan, was excellent. He explained the details of the house and the anecdotes of the family very well. The house is in need of more restoration but slow progress has been made. If you like Victorian houses it is worth the visit and...More

Thank mflyon
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I enjoyed my tour of the Hegeler Carus Mansion. It reminded me of a haunted house as I walked up to it. An eery feeling. The guide actually told us why we all feel that way; because of the type of architecture! So interesting! The...More

2  Thank Lynn S
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$15.00 plus $5.00 to take photos