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Asa Packer Mansion

Packer Hill Avenue, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 570-325-3229
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Beautiful Old mansion charm

They explain the rooms and the Packer family home . why they did certain things. Up on hill... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas R
Great house

This was a very interesting house to visit. Our tour guide Anne was very knowledgable and patient... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
leanne j
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Lothian, Maryland
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Packer Hill Avenue, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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"fantastic tour"
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"old house"
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"step back in time"
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"steep hill"
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"worth the climb"
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"victorian era"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They explain the rooms and the Packer family home . why they did certain things. Up on hill beautiful view of the area.

Thank Thomas R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very interesting house to visit. Our tour guide Anne was very knowledgable and patient when anyone in our tour group had questions. I was glad that our 11 year old son was not with us as I think he would have been...More

Thank leanne j
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't take the tour but we walked around the property and peeked in the windows. What a beautiful mansion!! It's worth going to even if just for the lovely view of the town below!

Thank pandab95
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Libations lounge, if you've never been here it's highly recommended you take a trip and visit the lounge. The environment is relaxed, the bartenders excellent and the cheeseplate delicious.

1  Thank sec0ps
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I've been here only once because I wasn't very interested. Unlike the Samuel DuPont Homestead and William Penn Family Home, not to mention the house in Gettysburg owned by the only civilian to die at the battle by an awry bullet, most people have no...More

2  Thank Black S
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This is well worth your time when you are in Jim Thorpe. The history and beauty of this home is wonderful.

1  Thank Muncher53
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The tour was very informative and fun. It is like taking a walk back in time. All of the decor and furniture is all original. Very well kept. Worth checking out.,

Thank liftingchic
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Asa Packer Mansion is owned by the borough of Jim Thorpe and operated by the local Lions Club. The tour guides are very engaging, and the mansion itself is decorated in period furnishings and still includes many of the Packer family items. The tour...More

Thank Joseph S
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

While we rode the train in town, our fellow passengers told us that the Asa Packer Mansion was a "Must See". Taking the tour was like walking back in time. I was a bit disappointed that we were not allowed to take pictures inside because...More

1  Thank Darcy M
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This tour was very informative and interesting. It was cool to see how the rich and famous lived back in the early 20th century. This family was very philanthropic. It was a delight to learn about them. It was amazing that this mansion was in...More

Thank lwinfield27
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Poconite
31 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
it depends on the child. i had a 12yr old and. 15 yr old and they were interested for a bit but didn't really apprrviate it as an adult does.
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mickigraham
16 July 2017|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a significant incline. Some of it steps, some sidewalk. The mansion sits high on a hill overlooking the town.
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pajcb
11 September 2016|
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Response from DiscountKing | Reviewed this property |
Admission is $10 per person.
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