Nooks and Crannies Tour

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Thursday September 21

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5:30 PM  –  7:00 PM

Satisfy your curiosity about Brucemore! During this all-access tour that guides you across the estate peek inside typically closed buildings built for servant housing or hobby use, discover the curiosities and oddities of the mansion, and get the answer to the most-asked question at Brucemore– what is behind that door?  As part of this tour, you will see the infamous mansion basement and experience the sights and sounds of a “rainstorm” in the Tahitian Room, which is an exclusive perk of the Nooks and Crannies tour!

$18.00 Adult
$10.00 Student (4+)
Brucemore members receive a $5 discount per ticket. Please sign in using the link in the upper right corner to use your member discount on this purchase, or call (319) 362-7375.

Important information for your visit

Arrival and Parking:
We ask that you arrive via our main entrance, 2160 Linden Dr. SE., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403. Follow signs towards the Carriage House, where there is onsite parking available.

Check-inPlease check in with staff at the Carriage House at the scheduled tour time on your ticket.

Bags: We will have a coat rack where you are able to leave items. It will not be monitored during the tour. You may wish to consider leaving bags or other items in your vehicle.

Accessibility: This tour consists of substantial walking, including outdoors on uneven surfaces such as pavement and grass. The historic mansion is not currently wheelchair accessible. There are several stairs to access the first floor, and several flights of stairs to see the other floors. Please make the best decision for the accessibility of your party with this knowledge.

Weather: A portion of this tour program occurs outside and in weather conditions including, but not limited to a light rain, a light snow, or wind. It will be adjusted to occur indoors with more inclement weather. Pease dress for the weather.

Photography: Photography is allowed for personal, non-professional use. Tripods, selfie-sticks, or other photography equipment is not permitted. Photographs should not distract form other’s enjoyment.

Ticket Policies: All ticket sales are non-refundable. Please read our ticket policy here.

Preservation in Action: Watch for areas throughout your visit to see preservation in action! This is an important part of ensuring the site remains part of the community for future generations. If you would like to donate to support these efforts, click here