Date(s) - 12/17/2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Have you toured Michigan City’s Barker Mansion in the past but were left wondering what was behind closed doors? Behind the Scenes Tour on December 8th, 10th 15th, and 17th, 2021. offers guests a look at the typically off-limits spaces of the historic home. The two-hour tour ventures into the basement where an old electrical panel, laundry room and summer kitchen can be found. The tour includes a look at former servant’s quarters and allows guests into the archives, storage areas and rooms that are typically roped off during regular tours. Adding to the visual display this month are ten Christmas trees throughout the home.
A Christmas Behind the Scenes Tour will offer guests a look at the typically off-limits spaces of the historic home. The two-hour tour begins at 7 pm Central Time and ventures into the basement where an old electrical panel, laundry room and summer kitchen can be found.
The Barker Mansion is located at 631 Washington Street in Michigan City, IN. The 38-room mansion was built by freight car industrialist and philanthropist John H. Barker in 1905, after he expanded onto his father’s original 1857 home on the same site. Reservations are required by calling (219) 873-1520. Cost is $18 per adult and $15 per youth, ages 15 and under. For more information, visit http://www.barkermansion.com.