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Vincennes State Historic Sites

114 N 2nd St, Vincennes, IN 47591-1217
+1 812-882-7422
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Caught a tour early Sat morning. John was very informative & had a lot to say about the buildings... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
ccindyk48
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Westville, Indiana
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We stopped here and had a very informative tour of what life was like in 1801 in Vincennes. It... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
feeehlers
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Experience Indiana's history as a territory at the first territorial capital and the home of Fort Knox II, the 1809 French House, Jefferson Academy and more historic buildings. This location is part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, a statewide museum system with 12 locations.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“log cabin” (4 reviews)
“print shop” (2 reviews)
“tour guide” (4 reviews)
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114 N 2nd St, Vincennes, IN 47591-1217
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Caught a tour early Sat morning. John was very informative & had a lot to say about the buildings & the history. Since there was no one else waiting for a tour, he took us to the French House & the old state bank. Thanks...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped here and had a very informative tour of what life was like in 1801 in Vincennes. It wasn't very long but it was well worth the money to learn the history of the area and the buildings. The printing room was awesome due...More

Thank feeehlers
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

It was raining as we passed by this site. Unfortunately, we could not venture close to the buildings- just took a few pictures. Loved the site!!!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We spent longer than we would have liked during our visit to Vincennes. The tour guide was very generous with his knowledge and he certainly possessed a vast amount! The best part was the print shop building, where our guide gave us a complete explanation...More

1  Thank mbinbbg
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Quaint little buildings. All closed when we went by however great photo opportunity. It was hard to tell what these buildings are used for.

Thank IndianaDaisy
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was very interesting, but somewhat misleading. We were going to Grouseland, and a sign in the parking lot directed us to start the tour at the log cabin, it is a differnt tour.

Thank James B
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

The buildings are replicas and had little décor. The tour guide was informative but dull which made the tour lengthy. Skip this section and go straight to Grouseland or the George Rogers Clark Memorial

2  Thank Kimtastic101
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Really neat historical site with some very important history behind it. It is on the Vincennes University campus and is well kept. Very easy for anyone with disabilities and you can see it all in about an hour.

Thank Roger47993
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Vincennes State Historic Site is not easy to find, but even if you are able to find it nessled among the buildings of downtown Vincennes, good luck on ever getting to view the Site itself. My famiy arrived at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Thursday,...More

1  Thank HoosierFamily1996
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful, lots of history and guides are amazingly informative. Definitely recommend this place!

Thank Marty W
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