The grounds are open for self-exploration. The property sustained significant damage during a derecho windstorm with straightline winds over 120 miles per hour in August 2020. Recovery efforts will be ongoing through 2021. Visit our calendar for hours and visiting guidelines.


Tours and Programs

Self-guided tours of the mansion will be offered by advance reservation this winter for personal groups of 2-6 people. Please visit our calendar for upcoming tour opportunities and events, including information on COVID-19 precautions. 


Visitor Center

Our Visitor Center, including exhibits and gift shop, are closed due to COVID-19. Merchandise is available for purchase by calling 319-362-7375 or email