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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

December 21, 2014 | 6-9PM
Dune to Tavern, a Solstice Stroll at the Crane Estate

Members: $20 Nonmembers: $25; suggested ages 15 and older. Pre-registration required. 978.810.5892

January 5, 2015 | 6-8PM
Full Moon & Folklore Hike

Members: $15. Nonmembers: $25. 978.810.5892

January 10, 2015 | 1-3PM
Snowy Owl Prowl

Member: $10. Nonmember: $15 978.810.5892

February 3, 2015 | 6-8PM
Full Moon & Folklore Hike

Member: $15. Nonmember: $25. 978.810.5892

February 7, 2015 | 1-3PM
Snowy Owl Prowl

Member: $10. Nonmember: $15 978.810.5892

February 17, 2015 | 1-3PM
Tracks & Telltales for Kids

Member: $5. Nonmember: $10. 978.810.5892

March 7, 2015 | 1-3PM
Snowy Owl Prowl

Member: $10. Nonmember: $15 978.810.5892

March 28, 2015 | 1-3PM
Stop, Look & Listen Tour

Member: $5. Nonmember: $10. 978.810.5892