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Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

2006 Riverside Dr, Monroe, LA 71201-4268
+1 318-387-5281
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Great Tour Guides and Interesting-Worth the Time

I started in the museum where you start with a short intro video. The tour guide explained the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
3 museums and a garden in one

This place is lovely, but I would not recommend it for preschoolers and toddlers. It was too much... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“coca cola” (30 reviews)
“coke machine” (8 reviews)
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2006 Riverside Dr, Monroe, LA 71201-4268
+1 318-387-5281
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I started in the museum where you start with a short intro video. The tour guide explained the museum and then there was a tour of the house with another tour guide. Both tour guides were very good. Your free to walk around the gardens...More

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Ralph C, Manager at Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Glad you enjoyed the Biedenharn. We think we are a great place and are happy you felt it too. I will share your review with our staff!

Reviewed 17 July 2017

This place is lovely, but I would not recommend it for preschoolers and toddlers. It was too much sitting during the Coca-Cola presentation and I was politely discouraged from taking my 4 year old into the Beidenharn house. My son and I did enjoy the...More

Thank bestesjr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The wife and I were touring our home state and found Biedenharn Museum & Gardens here on Trip Advisor as a top place to see in Monroe LA. We are so glad we got to see it. We did not know of the Biedenharn family...More

Thank JeffL222
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Nice family day trip! The 5 cent cold coke was a plus. Museum, history, art and garden was enjoyed by all. Gift shop had a variety. Nice to take pictures in garden.

Thank kiley45
Reviewed 10 June 2017

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

Thank Carole J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 79footballer
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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

1  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
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Peggy H
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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