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LIVE! President Harrison’s Birthday

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

 

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Happening This Year

Each year we offer various events open to the community and members alike.
Aug 17+
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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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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Sep 7+
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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Mary Tucker Jasper Speaker Series and Advancing American Democracy Award
Sep 20
One-Night Only

Mary Tucker Jasper Speaker Series

September 20

The Mary Tucker Jasper Speaker Series is the Presidential Site’s annual fundraiser celebrating American thought and leadership.

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Oct 12+
Various Days

The (White) House of Horrors

October 12-13, 19-20, 27-28

This October, meet the apparitions of haunted D.C. as they take residence in President Harrison’s home with this new spooky offering from Candlelight Theatre!

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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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Nov 14
One-Night Only

Civil War Dinner

November 14

At this exclusive Presidential Site original, you will dine on historically accurate cuisine while engaging with General Benjamin Harrison and his Major.

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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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Happening Next Year

Each year we offer various events open to the community and members alike.
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Apr 13+
Various Days

Murder and the Macabre

April 13-14, 26-28 May 3-4

This trilogy of one-act thrillers, rotating through the Presidential mansion, complete with candlelight, historical artifacts and the rich ambiance of President Harrison’s original furnishings, is a one-of-a-kind theatre experience.

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