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Overholser Mansion

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Address: 405 NW 15th St, NW 15th & Hudson Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73103-3503
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Palatial turn-of-the-century home.

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Loved this home

Probably the best old home I have seen. Pretty much everything inside is original. The curator is a very knowledgeable lady, full of great stories. Take the last tour available... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best old home I have seen. Pretty much everything inside is original. The curator is a very knowledgeable lady, full of great stories. Take the last tour available because you will have more of her time.

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Myrtle Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the more unique historic homes we have ever visited! The mansion is a beautiful 12,000 sq ft estate built by the "founding father" of Oklahoma City.in the very early 1900's. It's located in the historic Heritage Hills district which is home to some very large mansions. The house is filled with the original furnishings and personal... More 

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Daingerfield, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside and out the Overholser Mansion was a treat for the eyes. The guide was very informative and there was lots to look at. I especially enjoyed hearing about and listening to the dinner chime used to call everyone to dinner.

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Thank kathyterrell
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This place is a must see! This beautiful home is a history lesson it itself. I have visited at least three times now bringing friends and family. If you'll be visiting OKC, be sure to include a tour of the Overholser Mansion on your list of things to do. The historic neighborhood surrounding the mansion is beautiful as well. If... More 

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Thank Cari C
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place that is completely overlooked when visiting the city. I would have never know about the mansion if it want for trip advisor! We decided to book a tour of this wonderful piece of history.This was our 2nd visit in the same year to the Overholser Mansion and we enjoyed the it both times. On... More 

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Thank Jimmy Kim F
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were here for the Christmas Mystery tours. Lovely home and staff. I was disappointed in the mystery part. I had hoped "ghost" stories etc. but instead just a very nice walk through of the mansion. The staff was great. I did enjoy the student choir singing in the carrage house before the tour!

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

From the outside this house looks like the spooky house that the Addams family lived in. Memories of my early TV viewing. The house was sold to the Oklahoma historical society in the 1970s by the sole heir of The Olverholser fortune - Olverholser's son in law. Apparently he gave the society the keys and left the house and its... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A beautiful mansion rich in Oklahoma territory history as well as Oklahoma City developmental history to statehood. Henry Overholser the builder / owner became known as the father of Oklahoma City. Elegant home, furnishings and a carriage house.

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Raleigh N C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The docent/caretaker said very few people come which is a shame because they're really losing out. I have been to more than 40 houses built between the 1800's and 1940's. And it is the first time I have ever been on the third floor/servants quarters. The house was built in 1903 and is 12,000 ft.² of originality. She gives tours... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The first mansion built in Oklahoma City in 1903. Henry was known as the father of Oklahoma City as he build much in the town. Henry also had much to do in Wisconsin and other states. The interesting thing is that only 4 families lived in the house over the years. The last one son-in-law who sold the mansion to... More 

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