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Turner-Dodge House & Heritage Center

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Address: 100 E North St, Lansing, MI 48906-4333
Phone Number: +1 517-483-4220
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This is the home of Michigan pioneers who helped develop the capital city...

This is the home of Michigan pioneers who helped develop the capital city and the state. They were progressive leaders, supporters of higher education for women, abolition, liquor control, the silver standard, Saginaw mill strikers (Knights of Labor), and the development of arts and culture. It is available for tours and rentals.

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GREAT LANDMARK BUT LIMITED ACCESSIBILITY!

I honestly love going to Turner-Dodge House because of the artifacts that you can find and it's decorated as if the people that lived there waaaaaaaaay back, just left the house... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ionia, Michigan
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Ionia, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I honestly love going to Turner-Dodge House because of the artifacts that you can find and it's decorated as if the people that lived there waaaaaaaaay back, just left the house and everything in it for you to see... The rooms, furniture and everything. I hope that they will consider making it more accessible to those with physical limitations (at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The Lansing river trail ends at the museum. You can ride along the river south to MSU camps for a 20 mile round trip. Wonderful home like other reviews

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

the house is like a museum set up with the turn of the century furnishings and it is keep up and looks wonderful

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Okemos, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

My wife and I visited the Turner-Dodge House on January 2nd to see both the house and Christmas trees. They had 55 trees made by various local clubs, groups and businesses. Some were very unique. The house itself is beautiful. We enjoyed going through the rooms on all three floors. We plan on returning to have the narrated tour they... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is a great place to stop for local history. My visit was during the Festival of Trees exhibit featuring local establishments entries throughout the house. It enhanced the experience but the home is very nice on its own.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

We held our daughters sweet sixteen here and it was perfect! We had the whole place to ourselves but really only needed 3 areas. We were able to decorate how we wanted and it's just lovely year round. Go in December to see Festival of Trees.

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I've been visiting this home since childhood. Its fun to walk the beautifully furnished rooms. The gardens are nice for pictures. Its pretty event oriented. The attic serves as a multi purpose space.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

I love touring historic homes especially at Christmas time when they are decorated for the season. In the past, I have been here for tea but this time we visited the Turner Dodge House during its Third Annual Festival of Trees. There were over 30 decorated Christmas trees throughout the three floors. Each tree is uniquely decorated. The Christmas lights... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2014

I have been here a few times, once in the summer for the annual Lansing Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event and once in the winter for a tea party. My summer visit was nice, lots of people walking around and the house was in great shape. My friends and I explored the house on our own self-tour... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013

I went there for a relaxing day of tea and crumpets by invitation. Once I arrived as I entered I heard the screeching of parrots, being a lover of birds I sought out the origin of this sound. My journey took me into a dark room where an octogenarian fight club was taking place, The room was permeated with the... More 

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