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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site offers virtual museum experience

Guests may not be able to visit in person, but they can still explore in 3D some of the 10,000+ artifacts at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site from their home! 

Charles Hyde, president and CEO of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis explains how it offers a curated selection of more than 100 items from its collection online to view in 3D and print in 2D or 3D – free of charge. 

The collection includes artifacts not only from President Harrison and his family but from 21 other U.S. presidents, including George Washington, William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

Some of their favorites include: 

Centennial Walking Stick 

Statue of Riggin 

Horn Chair 

Caroline Scott Harrison’s piano

1892 Harrison campaign rattler

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is the only museum dedicated to the memory of the 23rd president of the United States. Since such a high percentage of items in the collection are original, they provide guests with a unique, accurate and authentic look into the life of the Harrison family. 

To explore the online collection: 

  • Visit BHPS.org
  • Click on “collections”
  • Select the “category” you’d like to explore, then the item you want to view
  • Drag your mouse around to view in 3D
  • Click to download 2D or 3D file if you want to print at home! 

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