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Phelps Mansion Museum

191 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901-3503
+1 607-722-4873
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The Phelps Mansion is a Historic House museum. We are open for tours Fri-Sun 11 to 5. Last tour leaves at 4:30pm. Admission is $7 students and senior 62 and over $5, kids 12 and under free. Come see the "jewel on Court st"
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191 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901-3503
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"our tour guide"
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"great tour"
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"foot ceilings"
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"beautiful wood"
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"interesting place to visit"
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"rich history"
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"great place to start"
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"learning experience"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and interesting place to visit. Our guide was great and we loved the stories behind this magnificent old building.

Thank MamaPearl
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words and for visiting with us.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This mansion is such an interesting place! Beautiful home and the guide was informative and entertaining.

Thank Patrick G
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Patrick, Thank you so much for visiting with us. We appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The docent gave a wonderfully detailed tour and answered questions. The history of this mansion is fascinating! Great care taken to furnish with authentic period items. Highly recommend this tour.

Thank Dorothy P
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dorothy , We are so glad you enjoyed your tour, thanks for visiting with us.

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Since no one else was with me, my docent gave me my own private tour. I was able to ask many questions and receive an in-depth learning experience. The mansion is well-preserved inside and out. They are in the process of doing even more restoration....More

Thank NYLadyDi2
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We went to listen to a local historian speak. We could have listened all day. It was wonderful and only $5. They had a lunch served there but that would be cost more so we at at a local restaurant.

Thank Laura H
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks for attending our Mondays at the Museum program, we hope you come back soon.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Interesting chandeliers in every room. Our docent, Dillon, did a good job of describing the house and its history. Unfortunately, very little of the original furnishing are remaining but they have attempted to get period pieces and acknowledge them.

Thank RayMargeson
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks for visiting with us! We will be sure to share with Dillon.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely old building. Tour was great with one on one with a guide. Building was created with lots of details. Tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank pat9doerr11
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you for visiting with us!

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

What a great experience touring the Mansion -with the 4 tickets I won at the Clue event, we decided to visit around the holidays. Showing up for the last tour of the day, we ended up having a private tour with a very knowledgeable guide....More

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Thank Maribeth L
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks so much for coming back and visiting with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your tour.

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Reviewed December 9, 2017

A docent gave me and my godson a tour of the mansion; it felt like a private tour. It was great having a guide who could tell the history of the mansion. Love old buildings with a history. The mansion was decked out for Halloween,...More

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Thank Martha K
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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Lovely Place, with friendly staff!! I went there a couple of weeks ago and just absolutely loved the place. Its been long since I've been treated this well in a place. Very informative and family friendly. A must when visiting lovely Binghamton. Keep up the...More

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Joe S, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

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kathipro
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Joe S | Property representative |
we are fully accessible. we have a lift at our ballroom entrance and an elevator in the mansion. we can accommodate wheelchairs and small scooters. hope that helps.
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laurahollenbeck
December 28, 2017|
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Response from Joe S | Property representative |
tours generally last about 1 hour. We are open 11am to 5pm. Tours are every 30 mins and the last tour leaves at 430pm. No tours on Saturday December 30th, that is our open house from 1pm to 4pm. visitors can view the... More
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Tammylove123
March 1, 2017|
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Response from Joe S | Property representative |
our hours are Friday to Sunday 11am to 5pm. Hope that helps. ☺
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