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Phelps Mansion Museum Admission and Guided Tour

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    Visit: Phelps Mansion Museum, 191 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901-3503

    Once part of a neighborhood filled with beautiful homes, the home of Sherman D. Phelps is the last of its neighbors.

    Construction began in 1870 and the Phelps family moved into 191 Court Street in 1872. The house is full with marble floors, exquisite carved woodwork, period lighting fixtures, and period furniture. It also houses a collection of artwork ranging from paintings to frozen statues.

    Sherman D. Phelps was a successful banker, businessman, and mayor of the newly incorporated City of Binghamton. His house is a legacy that tells of a time when Binghamton was growing in wealth, culture, and population.

    The Phelps Mansion Museum is also an excellent example of the talent of one of New York State’s most famous 19th century architects, Isaac G. Perry. Perry was also known for his work on the New York State Capitol, as well as many buildings in the Binghamton area.

    The museum is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am-5pm. Your ticket includes a guided tour. Tours are offered every half hour. The last tour begin at 4:30pm.
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    Departure Point
    Phelps Mansion
    191 Court Street
    Binghamton, NY 13901
    Departure Time
    Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 11am to 5pm.

    Last tour begins at 4:30pm

    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Phelps Mansion Museum
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children 12 and younger are free
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 15 July 2019

    The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history and the mansion is just beautiful. So much woodwork and craftsmanship that you don't see anymore.

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed 7 May 2019

    Went last Friday, very good tour. Very informative. Tour guide was excellent! Amazing how this man lived many, many years ago.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Carol329
    joesC943FX, General Manager at Phelps Mansion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2019

    Thank you so much for visiting with us.

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    vilnet1
    24 May 2019|
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    Response from Carol329 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, I just saw this. We went the beginning of May and I didn't notice their future hours. I'm sure the website can tell you any days they are closed - or you could call them though.
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    karenlipsy
    18 May 2019|
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    Response from Carol329 | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sorry, just saw this. I'm sure you got in though if you went. One can call ahead and reserve if it gets really busy, but I think most people can get right in and go on the next tour.
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