Special Tours

 

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 

Saturday & Sunday, March 14 & 15
Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19

Saturday & Sunday, November 7 & 8
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
• Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis

What's in the basement, you ask? This tour will show you! See the basements and other places that are seldom seen by the general public.

Hour-long tours are free, but space on each tour is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note: The tour includes multiple staircases that will restrict access for visitors with limited mobility.

 

 

Beyond the Grave Tours 

Sunday, October 25
• Every 30 minutes from 1 to 5 p.m.
• $6 for adults; $4 for students & seniors (55+); reservations recommended

American attitudes toward death and memorialization changed dramatically from the 1840s through the 1920s. Learn about these changes as experienced by the Workman and Temple families as you tour the historic site, and be prepared to meet a few special guests along the way!

Space on each tour is limited and advance purchase is highly recommended. Tickets go on sale September 13 and include light refreshments.

This tour can accommodate visitors with limited mobility. Recommended for ages 9+.

 

Holiday Tours

Sundays, December 6 & 13
• Tours depart every 30 minutes from 1 to 5 p.m.
• $6 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, and children (children under 2 are free); reservations recommended

Learn about how the celebration of Christmas changed from the 1840s through the 1920s as you tour the museum's decorated historic houses. Along the way you'll meet a character or two who will give a feel for days gone by. Sweet treats will be served in the Gallery following each tour. 

Space on each tour is limited and advance reservations are recommended. Tickets go on sale October 23.

This tour can accommodate visitors with limited mobility.