Holiday Mansion Tours

When: Fri November 23 - Sat December 29
Where: Brucemore

121217_Brucemore-076_reduced.jpgDuring the holiday season, Brucemore is a sight to be seen. With thirteen trees and garlands galore, the mansion is decked out on all four floors.

Visitors will enjoy the seasonal splendor of glowing trees, a dining room set for Christmas dinner, stunning mantel arrangements, the lush garland adornment of the grand staircase, and other seasonal cheer throughout the mansion. 



Holiday Mansion Tours (November 23 - December 30, 2018)  

  • Offered Wednesday - Saturday with start times beginning between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • $12.00 per adult
  • $5.00 per student (ages 6 - 18)
  • Free for youth 5 and under; ticket required.
  • Member discounts available based on level - please "sign-in" using the link in the upper right corner to apply member discounts or call (319) 362-7375.
  • Tickets are available for purchase up to one hour in advance online, over the phone by calling (319) 362-7375, or in the visitor center.

Looking for other holiday tour opportunities (including Sundays and Thursday evenings)? 



  • Arrival: We ask that you arrive via our main entrance, 2160 Linden Drive SE. There is on-site parking both near our Visitor Center and the mansion. 

  • Tour: Holiday Tours last 45minutes. Tours take visitors to four floors of the mansion. The first floor is accessible for visitors with limited mobility; however, an elevator is not available for the basement, second or third floors. 

  • Capacity: Tours are limited to 16 people per time. 

  • Will Call: If you selected Will Call, your tickets will be available at the mansion. 

  • Explore: Visitors are encouraged to explore the estate before and after tours. Stop by Brucemore's free Visitor Center to learn more, enjoy exhibits about the families, and peruse Brucemore's gift shop. The Visitor Center opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. on Sundays. The Visitor Center will not be open for evening tours. 

  • Photography: Photography for souvenir purposes is welcome on the grounds, but is not allowed inside the mansion.

  • Coats and bags: We are unable to store personal possessions while you are on the tour, including coats. You may wish to consider leaving large bags or other items in your vehicle.

  • Check In: Please arrive with your tickets printed at the mansion at the time selected. Tours begin promptly as listed. Holding space inside is limited.

  • Ticket policies: All ticket sales are non-refundable. Tickets to Brucemore produced programs may be returned up to 24 hours prior to the program as a tax-deductible contribution or as an exchange for a different date or time of the same program, subject to availability. Other policies may vary. 


Sponsor: Pearson

Holiday Decor Sponsor: Cedar Memorial Funeral Home

Media Sponsor: KCRG-TV9