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Tours

Museum Admission:

  • Adults $10
  • Seniors/Students $8
  • Children, ages 6-12, $5
  • Children Under 6, Free

Linden Place members are always admitted to the museum free of charge

Tour Info

Guided (subject to the availability of docents) and self-guided tours are offered throughout the year. Tours last about one hour and include the gardens and outbuildings.

January through April, November: Tuesday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

May through October, December: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m.-4p.m.

Tour highlights include tales of DeWolf family exploits, from their privateering and slave trading to their financial ruin and triumphant return to prosperity during Victorian times. Docents introduce visitors to family members Pomeroy Colt, founder of United States Rubber, now Uniroyal, his mother Theodora DeWolf Colt, who as Madam Colt ran Bristol Society from Linden Place as if she was Queen Victoria and the great actress Ethel Barrymore who married in to this most prominent of American families. At the tour’s end, visitors are welcome to stroll the sculpture-filled gardens where they will find Greek bronzes and an 18th Century gazebo. Don’t miss the recently opened Bristol Art Museum in Linden Place’s 19th Century Barn.

**Please note: hours do vary on weekends according to special events being held at Linden Place. Please call ahead to confirm that tours are being conducted.

Group Tours are offered at the discounted rate of $8 per person. A minimum of ten guests per group is required and the driver and escort (s) are complimentary. Make your group tour even more special by arranging a step-on bus tour of Bristol and/or lunch in our tented courtyard (offered seasonally). Contact, Bettina Bucco, Museum Administrator at 401-253-0390 for pricing and arrangements.

 

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