Tour Times




Current Hours, January 2019-Memorial Day May 27, 2019

Please Note: After January 19th the Mansion will be closed for extensive renovation and restoration. Regular tours will not be available in this time. Please call the mansion at (219)-873-1520 for information about reopening. We expect to reopen in early March. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Guided Mansion Tours

Tuesday thru Saturday at 1 p.m. CST 

$8/adult & $5/youth or senior

Experience all three floors of the grand Barker Mansion during a guided tour. Reservations are not necessary. Plan to arrive at least fifteen minutes before tour time.

Self-Guided Mansion Tours

Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, with last entry at 2:15 p.m. 

$8/adult & $5/youth or senior

View the Barker Mansion at your own pace during a self-guided tour. Participants will browse through all three floors of the elegant mansion at their leisure. Reservations are not necessary.

The mansion can be viewed during these tour times only, and we cannot accept early arrivals earlier than fifteen minutes prior to tour start. If the door is locked, simply ring the bell and we’ll let you in. Please note that the mansion is closed on Sundays and Mondays for upkeep.

Immerse yourself in stories, art, and architecture on an interpretive tour of the mansion. mansion


For our special events and interpretive program schedule, click here.

For information on group tours and field trips, click here.

For information on scout programs, click here.