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Pop-Up Garden Party

From peonies to irises to roses, the beauty of an Indiana spring is in full bloom. Take a stroll through ten meticulously maintained gardens at the home of our 23rd President.

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Happening This Year

Each year we offer various events open to the community and members alike.
May 21+
Daily

Daily Tours

Take a tour of this beautiful 10,000 sq.ft. Italianate Victorian family home of President Benjamin Harrison – our country’s 23rd US President (1889-1893) and Indiana’s only President. Built in 1875, the home is beautifully furnished with many of Harrison’s paintings, furniture, and other artifacts including political memorabilia. This museum home features two Special Exhibit spaces. Entrance to special exhibits is included in the price of daily tours.

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Photographic image of the Harrison mansion and irises.
May 23
One-Night Only

Pop-Up Garden Party

May 23

From peonies to irises to roses, the beauty of an Indiana spring is in full bloom. Take a stroll through ten meticulously maintained gardens at the home of our 23rd President.

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Jun 1+
Various Days

Coffee with the Curator

First Friday of each Month

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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Jun 2
One-Night Only

Wicket World of Croquet

June 2

Join us for one of the most fashionably unique events in Indy! Don your game whites and hit the court for a wicketly competitive day of historic elegance and modern indulgence.

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Jul 3
One-Night Only

Naturalization Ceremony

July 3

Join us for a transformative program as we partner with the Federal Court to welcome America’s newest citizens as they take the oath of citizenship.

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Jul 4
One-Night Only

Independence Day Social

July 4

Try your hand at vintage games like hoops and graces or croquet on the scenic south lawn, sign your name to the Declaration of Independence, and enjoy a free tour of the first floor of the home complete with historic enactors.

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Jul 20+
Various Days

The Trial of Nancy Clem

July 20-21, 27, 29

At Candlelight Theatre’s first feature stage performance at Indiana Landmarks, you will revisit the true crime story of the notorious and nefarious Nancy Clem. Will she be the first woman convicted of murder in Indiana?

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Aug 20
One-Night Only

LIVE! President Harrison’s Birthday

August 20

Join us in celebrating Benjamin Harrison’s 185th Birthday with free first floor tours and complimentary birthday treats.

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Oct 6
One-Night Only

Croquet Roquet

October 6

What’s better than free croquet? Free croquet with free libations!

The annual Croquet Roquet event is your chance to experience all the thrills of Wicket World of Croquet without any of the competition pressure.

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Nov 6
One-Night Only

LIVE! Election Day

November 6

How would Benjamin Harrison have kept track of the election results without 24-hour news access? Visit the Harrison family home and be transported to the year 1888 as household staff and family members, recreated by exceptional actors, eagerly await the results of a close election in which Benjamin Harrison currently has the lead.

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Dec 1
One-Night Only

LIVE! Family Christmas

December 1

Have a holiday with the Harrisons! Bring your family for a festive Christmas tour of the historic family home.

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Dec 13+
Various Days

‘Twas the Night Before…

December 13-16

Create a new holiday tradition with us. This Candlelight Theatre performance offers a heartwarming and interactive theatrical experience for all ages in the historic Harrison mansion.

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