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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 22–October 12
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: $9. Nonmembers: $18.
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 23–October 26
Thursdays & Saturdays | 11AM–12:30PM
Members: Adult $5; Child (12 and under) FREE.
Nonmembers: Adult $10; Child (12 and under) FREE.
Combined Great House & Estate tour admission: Members: $9. Nonmembers: $18.


UPCOMING PROGRAMS

April 23, 2014 | 6PM. Reception to follow sponsored by FREEMAN’S.
Royal Oak Foundation/The Trustees Spring Lecture

Members: $30. Nonmembers: $40. 978.356.4351

May 14, 2014 | 8-10PM
Full Moon and Folklore Hike

Members: $15 Nonmembers: $20. 978.356.4351 x4052

May 17, 2014 | Sunrise Saturday - 4PM Sunday
NatureSnap: Immersion Photography Weekend Workshop

Members: $225. Nonmembers: $250. 978.356.4351 x4015

May 18, 2014 | 12:30-3PM
Snakes Alive! Snake Hunt & Live Snake Show

Members: Adult $10; Child $8. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child $10. Pre-registration required. 978.356.4351 x4052

May 20, 2014 | 10AM-4PM (last tour at 3)
The Great House: Revealed

Members: Adult $7; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape tour ticket: Members: $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 21, 2014 | 10AM-4PM (last tour at 3)
The Great House: Revealed

Members: Adult $7; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape tour ticket: Members: $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 22, 2014 | 10AM-4PM (last tour at 3)
The Great House: Revealed

Members: Adult $7; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape tour ticket: Members: $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 22, 2014 | 11AM-12Noon and 1-2PM
Castle Hill Landscape Tours

Members: Adult $10; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $15; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape Tour ticket: Members $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 23, 2014 | 11AM-12Noon and 1-2PM
Castle Hill Landscape Tours

Members: Adult $10; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $15; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape Tour ticket: Members $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 24, 2014 | 10AM-2PM (last tour at 1)
The Great House: Revealed

Members: Adult $7; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape tour ticket: Members: $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 24, 2014 | 11AM-12Noon and 1-2PM
Castle Hill Landscape Tours

Members: Adult $10; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $15; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape Tour ticket: Members $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 27, 2014 | 10AM-4PM (last tour at 3)
The Great House: Revealed

Members: Adult $7; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape tour ticket: Members: $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 28, 2014 | 10AM-4PM (last tour at 3)
The Great House: Revealed

Members: Adult $7; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $12; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape tour ticket: Members: $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 28, 2014 | 5-6:30PM
Hot & Cold Tours: Behind-the-Scenes of the Great House

Members: $15. Nonmembers: $20. 978.356.4351 x4049

May 29, 2014 | 11AM-12Noon and 1-2PM
Castle Hill Landscape Tours

Members: Adult $10; Child (12 & under) FREE. Nonmembers: Adult $15; Child (12 & under) FREE. Combined Great House & Landscape Tour ticket: Members $12. Nonmembers $22. 978.356.4351 x4049