Take a step back in time this holiday season with a visit to the Barker Mansion. When you walk through the front door of the historical mansion, you will be filled with the spirit of days gone by. Guests can experience the Barker family home filled with decorated trees and festive holiday décor. Visit many of the rooms in which the family enjoyed spending their holidays.
Dates are everyday except Monday from Nov 11th Thru Jan. 7th, 2024. Closed Thanksgiving Nov 23 and 24, and Christmas Dec. 24th & 25th. Times will be from 11am – 6pm.
Price of admission includes access to their new permanent exhibit Haskell & Barker Car Company and The Legacy of Freight. Guests can also enjoy the hot cocoa bar and crafts for kids (every Friday-Sun in December)!
Tickets are $16.50 for adults; $10 for Ages 2-17; $10 for Seniors; and Children 0 – 2 are free.
*Please note the 3rd floor is closed to the public due to restoration.
Group Information: The Barker Mansion is a wonderful option for group tours and field trips. We kindly ask that groups of 10 or more make reservations in advance. To arrange a group tour, please reach out to them at (219) 873-1520. Barker Mansion is located next the Lighthouse Place Shopping Mall at 631 Washington Street..
The Barker Mansion is a wonderful option for group tours and field trips. We kindly ask that groups of 10 or more make reservations in advance. To arrange a group tour, please reach out to us at (219) 873-1520. Barker Mansion is located next the Lighthouse place at 631 Washington Street.
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