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Asa Packer Mansion

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Very unique tour

My husband and I went on a day trip ro Jim Thorpe, i had been there many times and always wanted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
STARRYFERRARI
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Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
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Great Workmanship, Well Worth the Price

A Must see if you're in the Jim Thorpe area. Well worth the $10 entrance fee. For those interested... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracker129
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Somerset, New Jersey
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Check before planning a trip. Seems they are closed in winter until April 2017. TripAdvisor and Jimthorpe.org town research site doesn't know this. The town is closed in winter except for shops, restaurants and wine tastings

5  Thank Debbie L
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 December 2011

To be fair we never actually were able to tour the mansion, which is located at the top of a fairly steep hill. My mother, who is 90, my young daughter and my husband were anxious to tour the mansion before leaving Jim Thorpe. You...More

9  Thank Rosa_Thorns
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a day trip ro Jim Thorpe, i had been there many times and always wanted to tour the mansion. Today we did! The tour was really great!!! Our tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable. I learned alot on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Must see if you're in the Jim Thorpe area. Well worth the $10 entrance fee. For those interested in and/or are in the construction industries, take the time to see the original workmanship of the interior woodwork of this small Mansion, it is truly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lady Tour guide is a true asset to the integrity of what the Mansion represents...just breathtaking craftsmanship in 1861...$14,000 to build, I think the doors in the house are worth $14K.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Libations Lounge was a great spot for a couple drinks before dinner. Nice view and a spectacular mansion!!! Must see!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Jim Thorpe on the last Sunday in October, our first revisit in many years. We did the usual: touring the Asa Packer Mansion, taking the scenic train ride (separate review), walking around town, and then enjoying dinner (separate review, Encore)....More

2  Thank JoeyNMN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Asa Packer mansion is a typical gilded age abode in the long tradition of Ventfort in Lenox, Mass and many others. What makes it a bit more special? Two things: almost the entire mansion and its contents are original - not the usual we-paid-to-have-the-wallpaper-remade...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Ava(I believe) was awesome! The details and history are fascinating. I definitely recommend and I am not really a history kind of person.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the 100+ steps up a very steep hill discourage you, the mansion tour is well worth the little huff and puff. Now there are lots of things to do in Jim Thorpe, but don't visit without a tour of the mansion. The cost...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We learned a lot about the house, Asa Packer and his family. The house is very well preserved, Ann is a knowledgeable docent. The tour took about an hour and was informative and interesting.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Seven sites in the small town of Jim Thorpe have been placed on the National Register. Include a visit to the Asa Packer mansion, frozen in time since 1912, and you will be rewarded ----- a moving family narrative, stunning examples of interior wood paneling,...More

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NYSUPERWOMAN007
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Response from Black S | Reviewed this property |
Usually it's 11-4.
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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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