Nooks and Crannies Tour

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Saturday April 16

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10:30 AM  –  12:00 PM

Satisfy your curiosity about Brucemore! Learn more about the estate and unlock doors typically closed to the public on this in-depth guided tour experience. Discover the curiosities and oddities of the mansion and experience the sight and sound of a "rain storm" in the basement Tahitian Room- a feature only on display during these tours! 

Space is limited for this tour, and tickets are only available for pre-sale. This tour lasts 90 minutes and takes visitors to multiple floors of the mansion. 



  • $15.00 per adult 
  • $10.00 per student
  • Brucemore members - sign-in using the email associated with your membership to receive discounts. Call (319) 362-7375 for assistance.



  • Tour: This tour last 90 minutes and takes visitors to multiple floors of the mansion, including time outdoors. 
  • Safety: Masks are optional. Anyone who is more comfortable wearing a mask is encouraged to do so. For more details, read our full COVID policy here. 
  • Accessibility: Unfortunately, the historic mansion is not accessible by wheelchair at this time. This tour is not recommended for young children or people who have trouble climbing stairs. 
  • Arrival: We ask that you arrive via our main entrance, 2160 Linden Drive SE, and follow signs towards the Visitor Center. There is on-site parking a short walk from this building.
  • Check-in: Please check-in with staff near the Visitor Center. The tour will depart from there at the scheduled start time. 
  • 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 locked in your vehicle. 
  • Photography: Photography is allowed for personal, non-professional use. Tripods, selfie-sticks, or other photography equipment will not be permitted. Photographs should not distract from others enjoyment. 
  • Preservation in Action:  Your participation in our programming is a key component of preserving the site. We are in the midst of a multi-year project to address preservation concerns on the mansion exterior as well as to recover following the damages that occurred from the 2020 derecho storm. Rooms and parts of the property may be unavailable during your visit. We invite you to watch this work as it progresses, and appreciate your patience and understanding.  If you'd like to make a donation to support these efforts, click here.