Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

President Benjamin Harrison loved Christmas and all its traditions. When he was elected and moved his wife Caroline and family into the White House, Harrison took those holiday celebrations with him....  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Feb: -; May  Mon-Sat; 10am-3:30pm Jun; -; Jul  Mon-Sat; 10am-3:30pm
  • Sun: 12:30pm-3:30pm Aug; -; Dec  Mon-Sat; 10am-3:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $10; Senior (65+) $9; Child (5-12) $5; Child (4) Free

  • Things to Do in December: "One of the most unusual items at the museum is a handwritten letter from a little schoolgirl in 1892 sending get well wishes to Benjamin Harrison's wife Caroline. Although she was blind, Helen Keller had painstakingly written the letter when she was 12. Caroline Harrison died of tuberculosis in the White House in 1892."
  • Best for Things to Do in December Because: This charming former home of America's 23rd president, Benjamin Harrison, is now a museum. At Christmas, the home is decorated as Harrison would have done.

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