Walking Tour of House and Grounds

WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11:00AM - 12:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion and Grounds

New! Blithewold is now offering monthly guided tours of the Mansion, Gardens and Grounds. Join our Curator, Margaret Whitehead and other experienced guides as you explore Blithewold on a guided walking tour, featuring various topics and subjects which vary from month to month.

Saturday, June 29 – Walking Tour of the House and Grounds To Register Click Here

Saturday, July 27– Highlights of the Collection with Curator Margaret Whitehead

Saturday, August 31 – Walking Tour of the House and Grounds

Saturday, Sept. 28 – Before & After Preservation Projects with Curator Margaret Whitehead

Registration in advance is preferred.

Walk-ins are taken on a first come first serve basis.

Tour Capacity: Although some tours have limited capacity, we can sometimes accommodate large groups by providing another program in succession on the same day.

Departures: All tours depart from the VisitorsCenter promptly at the time listed.

Accessibility: Blithewold has limited access for wheelchairs. Call for information.

Payment: Payment may be made by check, cash, Visa, or MasterCard, online, over the phone, or in the VisitorsCenter.

Rates for Guided Specialty Tours (Includes Admission to the Mansion, Gardens and Grounds for the day):
Member: $5
Family (2 adults, 2 youths): $40
Adults: $16.00
AAA: $15.00
Seniors/Military/Students: $14.00
Youth age 6 to 17: $5.00
Children 5 and under: Free

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