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Ruthmere Mansion

302 E Beardsley Ave, Elkhart, IN 46514-2719
+1 574-264-0330
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Time capsule of early 20th century wealth

The tours are guided by volunteers who are well versed int eh history and contents of the house... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PAUL M
Victorian Era at it's best

I've been a repeat visitor to the Ruthmere Mansion and it's always a pleasure. Ruthmere has so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cathye789
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Elkhart, Indiana
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302 E Beardsley Ave, Elkhart, IN 46514-2719
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tours are guided by volunteers who are well versed int eh history and contents of the house. The Cuban mahogany finishes are beautiful. My favorite piece inside the house was the Tiffany company stained glass lamps in the library. Being a historic home, there...More

Thank PAUL M
Cbonanno, Public Relations Manager at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind words of appreciation. Tell a friend about us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been a repeat visitor to the Ruthmere Mansion and it's always a pleasure. Ruthmere has so many attractions going on. Events I've loved are the Tea Party, The coffee on the Plaza, and of course the tours. I highly recommend this attraction.

Thank cathye789
Cbonanno, Public Relations Manager at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review. We love return customers and appreciate the support! P.S. Keep your eyes open for more Victorian Teas...we are planning one! Carolyn Bonanno, Communications Coordinator

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ruthmere mansion today. Very beautiful house with lots of history. Luncheon included tea and sandwiches. Scones and sweet treats . Loved the macaroons and candy.

Thank 297ceciliaw
Cbonanno, Public Relations Manager at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your position response to your visit at Ruthmere. Come back when you can and tell your friends about us. Sincerely, Carolyn Bonanno, Communications Coordinator

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited here in the afternoon and were the only couple there. The tour is very nice and the home is furnished well with origianl items and things of the day. The ladies leading the tour were very knowledgeable about the history...More

Thank larrywhitehouse
Cbonanno, Public Relations Manager at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words regarding Ruthmere. We appreciate your response. Please pass the word to friends about your experience. Carolyn Bonanno, Communications Coordinator

Reviewed 17 June 2017

The tour guides are accommodating and knowledgeable. The architecture is fascinating. I liked the servants' quarters and the various technical advancements for the time period. The best part (IMHO) is the rotating floor in the garage. The cars are nice too. :)

Thank kpl0d0ws
Cbonanno, Communications Coordinator at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank-you for visiting and so glad that you enjoyed our site. Please tell your friends and recommend Ruthmere Museum Campus.

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

But the home can be viewed and photographed from the street. And it is beautiful. Landscape needs refreshing and grounds cleared of fallen tees and debris before opening the home to guests.

Thank VAD859
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Took our three daughters to tour the Ruthmere Mansion on a Tuesday during the holiday season. Laura was a lovely tour guide! She was very friendly and knowledgeable! The home is beautiful and full of furniture, art and family portraits worth seeing in person. Would...More

Thank marierider
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Ruthmere Mansion is a tour de force of design, craftsmanship and materials well worth the guided tour. The surround shower in the master bathroom was particularly attractive and decadent to a visitor from California. Most surprising was seeing what may be one of the...More

3  Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is such a cool place to see weather you are into architecture or history. It amazes me that back when this was built people had so much talent. Pay for the guided tour i've been thru the self guided and guided and you will...More

2  Thank Justin H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have had the pleasure of touring many historic mansions and this is among the finest. The home is truly lovely with much book matched mahogany woodwork. The carpets and many of the draperies and wall coverings are original to the house. Our guide was...More

Thank USAFret
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drob31365
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Response from JoanTroyer | Reviewed this property |
Oh. Yes. And they have a beautiful old home down the street for weekend retreats. All within walking distance of the gorgeous Wellfield Botanical Gardens, too. And downtown. And parks.
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