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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 18
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 18
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

September 23, 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

September 24, 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

September 25, 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

September 25, 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

September 26, 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

September 27, 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

September 27, 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

September 28, 2014 | 2-5PM
Choate Island Tour

Members: $20. Nonmembers: $30. Pre-registration required. 978.356.4351 x4052

September 30, 2014 | 1PM-4PM
FREEMANS'S "What's it Worth?" Appraisal Session

FREE up to three items. 978.356.4351 x4050

September 30, 2014 | 6:30PM
Royal Oak Foundation/The Trustees Fall Lecture

Members:$30. Nonmembers: $40 978.356.4351 x4050

September 30, 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

October 1, 2014 | 5-6:30PM
Hot & Cold Tours: Behind-the-Scenes of the Great House

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

October 1, 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

October 2, 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

October 2, 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