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Lived on East Beardsley Street 8 blocks from Ruthmere since 1941 and after 77 years going by the place finally decided to take the tour. The staff knows the place inside and out and really friendly! Had a very good time! Enjoyed the history.
My kids and I went to take a tour and it was just us but they still took take time with no rushing. She was very friendly and informative. I have lived her for 12yrs and never been inside. It's very nice and we enjoyed...More
This historical home and the story behind Elkhart,Indiana is truly fascinating. Each room is full of history including original furniture, paintings,celings and light fixtures of the 1800 s which have been kept in perfect condition. The historical cars they drove in the 1800 s are...More
What a magnificent home! We visited with our granddaughters (ages 5 and 10) who have seen several area mansions. This home is filled with the finest furnishings, art works, and musical surprises. Laura, our docent, did a terrific job and included our granddaughter by asking...More
Date of experience: May 2018
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Cbonanno, Communications Coordinator at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018
We so appreciate your feedback especially about the children enjoying the museum. Thanks, Carolyn Bonanno Communications Coor.
Stopped here while on a trip in 2013, but due to a school outing the mansion was not open to the public until the afternoon. I did not have the time to wait since I was on a schedule. Got my chance this month, five...More
This incredibly beautiful 3 storey mansion on the banks of the St. Joseph river was built for the Beardsley family in 1910 and upon touring it, one finds the furnishings, artifacts, paintings etc. to be of the finest quality, including the use of silk wallpaper...More
Date of experience: September 2017
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Cbonanno, Marketing Coordinator at Ruthmere Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018
Thank you so much Wayne for your outstanding review of our site. We so appreciate your description and the wonderful recommendations.
We were staying in Shipshewana for three days and wanted to visit neighboring attractions. I found this attraction listed in TripAdvisor and thought it was probably something we would enjoy. What a great visit! The mansion has been restored as close to original as possible....More
World class collection of antiques, vintage cars, tiffany glass and beautifully painted and trimmed ceilings.
Stunning attention to historical detail. The guide was very informative and knew a lot of the town history. The grounds are beautiful and well manicured. The vintage cars make to...More
Response from Cbonanno | Property representative |
Hello, you can visit Ruthmere Museum Campus this year April 3rd - Dec. 30th - Tuesday - Sat. 10 - 3pm and Sunday 1-3pm. You do not need a reservation just come to front door a few minutes before the hour and ring bell. All... More
Hello, you can visit Ruthmere Museum Campus this year April 3rd - Dec. 30th - Tuesday - Sat. 10 - 3pm and Sunday 1-3pm. You do not need a reservation just come to front door a few minutes before the hour and ring bell. All tours begin on the hour - last tour at 3pm. Cost $10 per person $4 for students.