Old Glory, New Vision

We are on a journey that is transforming the Presidential Site for years to come.

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Proposed gateway building site

“Great lives do not go out,
they go on.”

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OUR COLLECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO PRINT 3D
Move President Harrison’s horn chair around to experience the 3D information.

An inaugural gift from Texas rancher D.M. O'Conner, one of the 3 plaques read: Thermophyae Had Her Messenger Of Defeat But The Alamo And Refugio Had None.

The chair seat is upholstered in original leopard hide.

Charles Puppe crafted the chair in 1889. It has 12 matching Texas longhorns and nickel-plated glass ball casters.

Residential to Presidential: 150 Years with the Harrisons

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Our newest exhibit, Residential to Presidential, explores the history of the house, its residents, and its role as a museum.

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Candlelight Theatre

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre partner to offer exceptional theatre performances on a stage unlike any other. Each season features 19th and early 20th-century plays within the 23rd President's historic mansion, which provides an authentic backdrop.

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Candlelight Theatre

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site and Candlelight Theatre partner to offer exceptional theatre performances on a stage unlike any other. Each season features 19th and early 20th-century plays within the 23rd President's historic mansion, which provides an authentic backdrop.

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“The emancipation proclamation was heard in the depths of the earth as well as in the sky; men were made free, and material things became our better servants.” Benjamin Harrison

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Exhibit Grand Opening: Residential to Presidential January 26, 2023
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Presidential Egg Roll Saturday, April 1, 2023
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10,000 artifacts under one roof. Get a glimpse into the life of our 23rd president.
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Coffee with the Curator

Kick off your First Friday in style with this 30-minute event. While you enjoy coffee and donuts, you will get a glimpse our most interesting, amazing and unexpected collection items.

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MUSEUM CLOSED

Due to inclement weather, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site will be closed for tours on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

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