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Fort Hunter Mansion and Park

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Historically Historical

The tour of the Fort Hunter Mansion was insightful and interesting. I showed up on a day that the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Great place to visit, great tour of the mansion.

Wonderful place for a picnic, a great place for walking, very family friendly. This place has a lot... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Built on a bluff overlooking the Susquehanna River, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park has served as a war fort, a hub for frontier commerce, and an exclusive private estate. Now preserved and open to the public, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park invites you...more
5300 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1718
+1 717-599-5751
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour of the Fort Hunter Mansion was insightful and interesting. I showed up on a day that the dedicated to giving tours to groups of kids. Needless to say it was a breath of fresh air seeing the venue educate children on the history...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful place for a picnic, a great place for walking, very family friendly. This place has a lot of special events for the whole family to attend, all year.

Thank LIsaC7799
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fist time when we have been there it was an event. We were wondered-handmade stuff, craft items, master class for making carpets, old carpets, history sections,education section about animals, birds,hunting... Outside-hiking, different kind of sport competitions, music, food-everythin in one place. So we were excited...More

Thank Dragostina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting with well informed tour guide. A well kept local example of early America. Highly recommended.

Thank tomandsandra1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoy the home and House tour was given by Susan. Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to ask questions concerning the period of living at Fort Hunter.

Thank pdlsd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historical mansion, restored outbuildings, walking trails, views of the river - what more could you ask for? Looking to enjoy the fall weather, went here to walk around. Informative signs along the walking trail detail the history of the land and families who lived there....More

Thank jek002
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We actually drove by the mansion on one side of the highway and went into the park area first on the other side of the highway. It is very well kept and manicured. There is a covered bridge, playground, pavilion, old tavern, bathrooms and buildings...More

Thank L H
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It was an interesting tour. We learned facts pertaining to the living experience of the times. Also some conveniences that were a head of the times.

Thank Doreen P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I live nearby and often take lunch to sit outside. You may be able to watch trains on the Rockville Bridge or boaters. Playground and restrooms are there too.

Thank kathybusillo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Many special events held throughout the year. Some events are geared to adults such as the wine and jazz festival but there are also special days for the entire family. Some events allow children to participate in early colonial type activities as well as apple...More

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30 March 2017|
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Response from Julia H | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in Fort Hunter! The scooter will find many level areas outside in the park and the first floor of the Mansion is also accessible. Unfortunately, the second floor is not but your husband would be... More
9 September 2016|
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Response from travellsmart | Reviewed this property |
EVERYONE ABOVE stated the correct answer. They have an indoor area of a train display & a barn, where activities occur. Not that big of a deal to us. Dogs can roam the huge ground area. When, we go to our daughter's... More
27 June 2015|
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Response from Greg P | Reviewed this property |
yes, for the most part...