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Seelye Mansion

1105 N Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS
+1 785-263-1084
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Amazing visit!

One of the best tours I have ever been on. Beautiful house with antiques you won’t find anywhere... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
StephMacy
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Wichita, Kansas
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Beautiful tour

We took the tour today. My third time and my husband’s first. The home is always beautiful but... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
busterSalina_Kansas
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Salina, Kansas
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“bowling alley” (14 reviews)
“beautiful home” (10 reviews)
“tour guide” (12 reviews)
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1105 N Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS
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+1 785-263-1084
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"bowling alley"
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"decorated for christmas"
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"light fixtures"
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"three hours"
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"thomas edison"
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"excellent tour"
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"original furnishings"
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"entire house"
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"original family"
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"proud owner"
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"fascinating history"
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"grand piano"
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"preserved home"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best tours I have ever been on. Beautiful house with antiques you won’t find anywhere else.

Thank StephMacy
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We took the tour today. My third time and my husband’s first. The home is always beautiful but especially at Christmas with so many trees, flowers, decorations and nutcrackers. Terry, the guide, lives in the home and has a wealth of information. Tours are easy...More

Thank busterSalina_Kansas
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Hidden treasure in the midwest. It is beautifully decorated up for Christmas. Bowling alley in the basement. 11 bedrooms in total. used to have an elevator but that has since been take out. Steep stair case to get from the dining room into the basement...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must see in Abilene. It is absolute gorgeous and completely original. The place oozes with history and the owner (Terry) has an encyclopedic knowledge. His tours are wonderful and he clearly has a deep love for the place. His piano playing...More

2  Thank beagleshnout
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a local resident, I have been to the Seelye Mansion many times. (In fact, I previously lived across the street from it.) If you have time during your stay in Abilene, make sure to take the tour of this beautiful home. (There is a...More

Thank Annette W
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the mansion arriving at 9:30 9/29 and there were 2 buses already there. They were suppose to start tours at 10:00 but had apparently started early due to these scheduled tours. We waited til after the tours wanting to get a tour...More

Thank katnmikestrvel
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I arrived at Seelye Mansion at 245pm to take the 3pm tour. We walked into the gift shop/ticket office and were greeted with a sour grimace and a wrist roll of the arm supporting the watch of the old woman manning the...More

Thank indiana b
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of this mansion. The man that did the tour was so informative and added lots of personal information about the home and of the people that have lived there. It was great being able to actually be up close and...More

Thank Bonnie J
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful place to visit and hear the history of the mansion. From ground floor to top level to basement amazing visit. A must see.

Thank Sweetpea047
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a fascinating place with history intertwined with that of Abilene and Kansas. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank HungryGuy953
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tspeno
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