Twilight Tour

First and third Tuesdays, through May 21
6:30 p.m.
$15   Buy tickets

The mansion glows with warm lamplight as a Museum guide shares stories about how the Nickerson family lived and socialized during the evening hours. Twilight Tours include anecdotes about life during the Gilded Age—long before the arrival of television and computers—and a behind-the-scenes visit to Mr. Nickerson’s Billiards Room on the lower level.

Advance reservations are highly recommended.


Please note: The second Twilight Tour of April will take place on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m., not on Tuesday, April 16.


Photo: Lamp fixture in the ballroom (detail). The Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

Please note that in exchange for your reservation and/or ticket, you have authorized the Driehaus Museum to photograph, record, film, video tape, or otherwise use your likeness, performance, image, and/or voice for use in general and/or program-related Driehaus Museum promotional materials. If for any reason, you do not wish to be photographed, please provide your name(s) at registration that evening.

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