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Vaile Victorian Mansion


category : Museums
Recognized as one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in the US, this opulent 1881 estate boasted coveniences such as flushing toilets, a built in 6,000 gallon water tank and a 48,000 gallon wine celler. This 31-room mansion includes 9 marble fireplaces and spectacular painted ceilings.


Admission: $5 adults, $3.50 srs. $1 ages 6-16
Hours: Apr-Oct & all Dec. 10-4 Sat, 1-4 Sun, Season: Apr-Oct, Dec.
Address: 1500 N. Liberty St.
Phone: 816-325-7430

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