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Miller House and Garden Tour

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Miller House and Garden Tour
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“mid century”(26 reviews)
“eero saarinen”(18 reviews)
“interior design”(12 reviews)
The Miller House showcases the work of leading 20th-century architects and designers Eero Saarinen, Alexander Girard, and Dan Kiley. In 2000, the Miller House became a National Historic Landmark. The home, completed in 1957,was described in the Wall...more
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506 5th St, Columbus Area Visitors Center, Columbus, IN 47201-6225
+1 812-378-2622
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every detail of the house, grounds, the Millers, the architects, the forethought was inspiring. Breathtaking in it's scope particularly when placed in the time period it was conceived and built. Every detail of the Miller home was carefully thought out but, clearly appreciated even before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank otisina
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visited Columbus, Indiana to see the wealth of mid-century modern architecture. The Miller House tour is a must. Aero Saarinen's design is timeless. The docent was knowledgable and told us the story of Columbus.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank theatregoer2018
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The Miller house is an iconic example of modern domestic architecture. Located in the town of Columbus, Indiana, the home was commissioned by the CEO of Cummins Engine to be the home for his family which included 5 children. The home was designed by Eero...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taradancer
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We were a couple with 31 other members on a USA Architectural tour. The guides were all friendly and knowledgeable showing us all this spectacular designed house with fantastic views overlooking different areas of the vast garden and landscaped area. Only around one third of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank holiday2travel
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I worked for the Miller family many years ago and was pleased to see how the home still reflected their love of furnishings both beautiful and unique. Out tour guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out details that made it even more interesting than the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy D
Reviewed 13 October 2018

After a morning tour of the architecture in town we did this in the afternoon . Wow. People and house ahead of its time. Really enjoyed the tour guide and the opportunity to see such beautiful house and grounds. I am not an architect, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were visiting in the area with friends and took them to the Miller House. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Our guide, Betty Jean, was interesting and informative. The groups are small and book up well in advance. It was well worth the time and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SeasonedTraveler1K
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Miller House and Garden tour exceeded my expectations. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable but not boring. He was able to answer all questions. The garden, house and interior designs complemented each other. I was really surprised at how small the girls’ bedrooms are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A pleasant life in this starkly chilly house and gardens is hard for me to imagine, but the innovations in their design and furnishings are clear, thanks to our informed and enthusiastic guide. At its price, the house and garden tour is a bargain.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This was a fascinating house and story behind it. I enjoyed this even more than the walking tour of downtown Columbus.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Terri A
12 June 2018|
Response from columbusinsider | Property representative |
Hi Terri, Thank you for your question. On the Miller House and Garden Tour you will be standing or walking during the majority of the 90 minute tour. There are 2 lightweight, portable stools available for use at the house... More
Takanori N
24 September 2017|
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Response from CXs3 | Reviewed this property |
No, but there may be shuttle service that could be arranged through a private company. There are car services available for airport transport and other needs.