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Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

2006 Riverside Dr, Monroe, LA 71201-4268
+1 318-387-5281
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Beautiful during the spring.

Such a lovely setting for taking photos. Spring time is the best with all the gorgeous flowers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carole J
Beautiful and interesing history of the Biedenharn Family

First to bottle Coke, the Biedenharn family has an interesting history in Monroe, Louisiana. This... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
West Monroe, Louisiana
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Built in 1913 by Joseph A. Biedenharn, visitors can tour this historic home and magnificent Elsong Gardens located on the estate.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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2006 Riverside Dr, Monroe, LA 71201-4268
+1 318-387-5281
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely setting for taking photos. Spring time is the best with all the gorgeous flowers blooming. Great fountains.

Thank Carole J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First to bottle Coke, the Biedenharn family has an interesting history in Monroe, Louisiana. This place is a must for anyone visiting for the first time or anyone interested in gardens and history. The grounds are gorgeous and the house tour is very informative. You...More

Thank ganley2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are ever traveling near Monroe, you must go to Biedenharn Museum and Gardens! If you live near Monroe, and have never been, you are missing out on a beautiful and educational place. I try to go every Christmas to see the decorations, but...More

Thank Irishblood1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Biedenharn Museum is one of the best and well-maintained museum in Louisiana. A must see if traveling through the area. It is a multi-building complex - about a city block in area. It is composed of the home of Emy-Lou Biedenharn, a member of...More

Thank PBrode
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens was once the residence of Miss Emy-Lou Biedenharn. Miss Emy Lou was the daughter of Joseph Biedenharn, founder of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and also the co-founder of the crop dusting enterprise which evolved into Delta Airlines. She traveled extensively...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Great attraction to entertain out of town guests. Entire tour requires at least hour and half. We were short on time but they were gracious and allow my group to walk through the gardens. So quiet and peaceful. Lush green plants with many alcoves to...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Nice and very inexpensive guided tour of the Biedenharn home, the first bottler of Coca-Cola. We especially loved the English style garden on the grounds. It was amazing to think that the garden and glass house were within a city block! The docent was informative...More

1  Thank chicotgal
Reviewed 27 April 2017

we went for my daughter's senior prom and they had everything looking beautiful. Pictures look very elegant! There is not a single spot in the garden that was not picturesque. would recommend for wedding pictures or any special event you'd like an elegant picture shoot!

Thank DeeDee J
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My wife and I toured the Biedenharn Museum and gardens last week. We loved it! The history was quite interesting and all of the staff were so nice. Besides the house and the beautiful gardens, there is a wonderful Bible collection containing some rare, centuries...More

Thank johnpI25AR
Reviewed 25 March 2017

loved the staff, learned the history of the first bottler of Coca-Cola, toured his home and gardens. learned a lot, just a delightful, local family sounds like. Bible museum was okay, under renovation at the time, wasn't what we thought it was going to be....More

Thank Ann K
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Peggy H
How much does it cost to view the Biedenharn Museum? and do you have guided tours?
9 April 2015|
Response from Jo K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $6 for adults, $4 for children less than 12 yr. old. The fee allows you to visit the Biedenharn home and gardens, the Coca-Cola Museum and the Bible Museum. It's well worth the money. And, they have a really nice... More