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The Great House: Revealed
House Tours at Castle Hill, The Crane Estate, Ipswich, MA

A national treasure, this magnificent mansion offers an opulent glimpse of the Crane family’s life in the roaring 20’s. Tours feature beautifully appointed rooms with ornate woodcarvings, luxurious Italian marble, sterling silver fixtures, and stunning bathrooms that exemplify Crane Company craftsmanship.

The Great House: Revealed
(1-hour house tours, starting every half hour)
:
May 20–October 15
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays | 10AM–4PM (last tour starts at 3PM)
Fridays & Saturdays | 10AM–2PM (last tour starts at 1PM)
Members: Adult $7; Child (12 and under) FREE.
Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 and under) FREE.
Combined Great House & Estate tour admission: Members: $12. Nonmembers: $22.
To arrange tours for groups of 15 or more, call 978.356.4351 x4049.

Check for special behind-the-scenes and children's tours under Upcoming Programs below.

Castle Hill Estate Tours: The Designed Landscape
Landscape Tours at The Crane Estate, Ipswich, MA

Take a guided walking tour of this grand, early 20th- century estate by the sea and experience art, architecture and landscape design highlights. Learn how landscape architects Arthur Shurcliff and the Olmsted Brothers transformed a bare, sandy drumlin into a beautiful, country retreat. Explore the farm area, vegetable garden, formal garden areas and other outbuildings while enjoying breathtaking views of Crane Beach and Crane Wildlife Refuge.

Castle Hill Estate Tours: The Designed Landscape
(90-minute landscape tour)
:
May 22–October 11
Thursdays & Saturdays | 11AM–12:30PM and 1-2:30PM
Members: Adult $10; Child (12 and under) FREE.
Nonmembers: Adult $15; Child (12 and under) FREE.
Combined Great House & Estate tour admission: Members: $12. Nonmembers: $22.


UPCOMING PROGRAMS

May 24, 2015 | 4-6PM
Kayak Fox Creek

Member: $35 Nonmember: $50 978.810.5892

May 26, 2015 | Tuesday - Thursday 11AM, 1PM & 3PM, Friday and Sat
Guest of the Cranes

Member: $5. Nonmember: $15 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 26, 2015 | 10-5PM
Castle Hill's Great House Opens for the Season

Member: FREE. Nonmember: $12 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 26, 2015 | 12NOON-1PM
A Cupola with a View

Member: $10. Nonmember: $20 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 27, 2015 | Tuesday -Thursday 11AM, 1PM & 3PM
Guest of the Cranes

Member: $5. Nonmember: $15 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 27, 2015 | 12-1PM
A Cupola with a View

Member: $10. Nonmember: $20 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 28, 2015 | Tuesday - Thursday, 11AM, 1PM & 3PM, Friday and Sa
Guest of the Cranes

Member: $5. Nonmember: $15 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 28, 2015 | 12-1PM
A Cupola with a View

Member: $10. Nonmember: $20 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 29, 2015 | 12-1PM
A Cupola with a View

Member: $10. Nonmember: $20 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 29, 2015 | Tuesday - Thursday, 11AM, 1PM & 3PM, Friday and Sa
Guest of the Cranes

Member: $5. Nonmember: $15 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 30, 2015 | 12-1PM
A Cupola with a View

Member: $10. Nonmember: $20 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 30, 2015 | 10AM-12Noon
Snakes Alive! Snake Hunt and Live Snake Show

Member: Adults: $15 Child: $10. Nonmember: Adults: $20, Child: $15. 978.810.5892

May 30, 2015 | Tuesday - Thursday, 11AM, 1PM & 3PM, Friday and Sa
Guest of the Cranes

Member: $5. Nonmember: $15 978.356.4351 x 4049

May 31, 2015 | 10AM-5PM
Home Sweet Home at Castle Hill

FREE 978.356.4351 x4050

June 2, 2015 | 8-10PM
Full Moon and Folklore Hike

Member: $10 Nonmember: $15 978.810.5892