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Haan Museum of Indiana Art

Closed Now: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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For art and antique lovers.

Went on a Saturday afternoon, enjoyed the museum very much. The staff was very friendly. If one... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
perennials2003
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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The Haan Museum exhibits a love of INDIANA ARTISTS from oil paintings to pottery. There are outdoor... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
abpruett
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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What makes a tour of the Haan Museum so memorable? The Classical Revival mansion was the Connecticut Building at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. Many parts are from a 1760 Connecticut mansion. The Museum shows the best collection of paintings by...more
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920 State St, Lafayette, IN 47905-1215
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Went on a Saturday afternoon, enjoyed the museum very much. The staff was very friendly. If one person didn't know the answer to a question they'd ask another who knew more about the subject. the museum is a mix of art work and antiques. the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

We're glad that you liked it, and hope you'll come again.

Reviewed August 15, 2017

The Haan Museum exhibits a love of INDIANA ARTISTS from oil paintings to pottery. There are outdoor paths and trails that are a must to see extended displays of the arts, ie, sculptures, ironworks.More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

We're glad that you enjoyed it. There's a lot to love about Indiana art, and we love sharing it. The trails are just up the hill from downtown, but there were two fawns and a doe next to the sculpture garden yesterday. We're having a...More

Reviewed July 16, 2017

This museum is an improving public space integrated with / highlighting the collection of a private family. The holiday museum excursion was a delightful (if slightly overwhelming) display of the various pieces of the family collection. As the family and museum gain experience and familiarity...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Hi Barrett, We hope that you'll come back again soon. Bob was trained as an engineer, and he's great at talking about the technology of the clocks and music boxes. This year we'll be decorated for Christmas from Thanksgiving weekend through the end of December....More

Reviewed July 5, 2017

This house is amazing on it's own, but what the owners decided to do by showcasing Indiana artists is even more amazing. There are over 100 paintings by Indiana artists and the furniture by Indiana makers is gorgeous to see. They recently started a library...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thank you,Trix. We're glad that you liked the tour. Indiana has such a rich cultural heritage - artists like TC Steel were as good as any (and better than most), and it's a joy to share them. The outstanding piece of Indiana furniture is the...More

Reviewed June 25, 2017

My husband and I visited the Haan Mansion Museum this week and spent an enlightening hour or so as we listened to Mrs. Haan tell of her and her husband's search for the beautiful antiques and paintings that are displayed in this stately mansion that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Thank you for your very kind review. It's always a pleasure to share with guests. Volunteers are adding plants in the sculpture garden this week, so that will be even more inviting. Work will begin next week on a permanent wheelchair ramp, and then volunteers...More

Reviewed May 21, 2017

I learned about this museum by word of mouth and was intrigued. I am extremely glad I went. The collection is jaw-dropping good. I went on a special guided tour by Mr. Haan—which was outstanding, but the museum is also open for self-guided tours. I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you, Amy. We're so glad that you enjoyed the tour, and hope you come again soon.

Reviewed April 15, 2017

I came to visit my son, a grad student at Purdue, and we decided to visit this beatiful property as 'something to do' on a sunny Saturday afternoon. We were fortunate to be personally escorted through this exquisite building by Mr. Haan himself, who is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. Bob is usually here during the tours, and is always excited to share the stories with visitors.

Reviewed April 2, 2017

The Haan Mansion Museum is a great experience for anyone interested in history, architecture or art. The owners, the Haans, are wonderful guides with endless knowledge of all the pieces in their collection - the art and the furniture - as well as the history...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Thank you, Ken. We're glad that you enjoyed the tour. We gave the property to the Haan Museum 501c3 in 2015, and don't live there any more. We're lucky to have enthusiastic volunteers that can give wonderful tours as well.

Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an afternoon to fill while in town and decided to visit the Haan mansion. What an amazing experience. Mr. and Mrs. Haan were there and shared their passion for the collection as well as various anecdotes regarding the pieces and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2017

Thank you, Diana. We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Please come again when you're in the area.

Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is technically not a museum in that it's not certified. Rather, it's mostly an eclectic variety of art objects, furniture, antiques and paintings collected by or on loan to one family. The building was moved here from the World's Fair in St. Louis and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Ellie H, Founding Board member at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2017

Hi Jeanne. We're glad you enjoyed the tour. I'm not sure what you mean about not being certified, but the Haan Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit governed by a Board of Directors. The Museum is part of the American Alliance of Museums. When Bob and...More

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Susan S
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Hi Trix, We're open from 1 to 4 every Wednesday through Saturday.
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