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Seelye Mansion

1105 N Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS
+1 785-263-1084
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Teigens for tops

Owner Terry Teigens conducted tour and he was magnificent. The house came alive as he led us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jerry J
via mobile
One of the best house tours we have taken!

It was so unique because you actually got to be in the rooms, could actually play the piano, and we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pittsburg, Kansas
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“bowling alley” (13 reviews)
“tour guide” (11 reviews)
“three hours” (6 reviews)
1105 N Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS
+1 785-263-1084
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Owner Terry Teigens conducted tour and he was magnificent. The house came alive as he led us through every room and described every cranny. Not to be missed as this was best thing going in Abilene and I've been to them all.

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so unique because you actually got to be in the rooms, could actually play the piano, and we even got to use the bowling alley too! It is all authentic and the gentlemen showing the house knows all about it as he bought...More

1  Thank PamelaT702
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Seelye Mansion while in Abilene, KS. What a treat ! The mansion has been lovingly restored and has many of the original features and furniture. The 3rd floor ballroom, basement bowling alley and lot of early 20th Century ceramic milk jars and containers. A...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a trip back in time at this well preserved home. It has not been rehabbed - most of it is original right down to the wall paper. Lights purchased as the 1904 world's fair and a bowling alley in the basement. Its a wonder...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is truly a beautiful home! Built in 1905, everything is original to the home. The owner Terry (and tour guide) gives an extensive history of the home. Block out a good three hours for the tour 😊.It's worth it! I went in April and...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Terry is the best. He opens his home to people so they can enjoy the history as much as he does. So many wonderful relics maintained in mint condition it will astonish you. He lets you tour almost the entire house and even bowl.

Thank carlasW7523SY
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This beautiful, historic, mansion contains a number of amenities that will dazzle most any visitor. The Brass lighting installed by Thomas Edison himself was made with a lost chemical finishing process that has allowed them to remain over 100 years with only dusting and still...More

Thank Dr_Frankenboogie
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have seen historic homes in almost 50 states and this ranks right up at the top. It was built in 1905 and contains all the furnishings and treasures of the original owners. The tour guide lived in the house until the daughters of the...More

Thank markels
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had been there before but wanted to see it at Christmas. It was worth it they went to a lot of work it was beautiful.

Thank kyle s
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We loved it! You went back in time to the early 1900's . Gorgeous. If you are in Abilene, Kansas, it is a must-see!

Thank Kay S
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Is there ghosts
2 October 2016|
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Response from GranJan831 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I have ever heard of.