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Tour the Mansion Built as a Wedding Gift

No visit to the St. Louis area is complete without a tour of this Alton, IL icon.

This historic home was built by Railroad Baron and Entrepreneur Z. B. Job as a wedding gift for his son and son's bride, Mary Drummond heiress to the Drummond Tobacco forture. In 1909 it was purchased by Edmond Beall—Alderman, four time Mayor of Alton, Senator, Industrialist and Financier.

Designed by world renowned architect, Lucas Pfeiffenberger—today this three story, 10,000 + square foot mansion serves as as a living museum of turn of the century life and architecture and as one of the finest bed and breakfast inns in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

The Narrated Tour

Lavishly furnished with period antiques and reproductions, hand sewn Oriental rugs, and marble and bronze statuary—on your narrated historic home tour you will learn about:

Narrated historic home tours of The Beall Mansion are provided by one of the owners or their assistants.

After the narrated portion of the tour you are invited to view photo albums of the restoration of the mansion as well as explore the public spaces, grounds and gardens.

Tour Admission

TIP: SAVE $2.00 per person with any regularly priced paid admission of 4 or more.

For 12 or more persons please call for Group Tour Discounts and special Group Tours with refreshments.

Better yet, get a taste of the life of the rich and powerful of the turn of the century by spending the night in one of The Beall Mansion's elegant guest rooms.

National Historic Register

The Beall Mansion is a supporting structure in the Middletown Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Conveniently located on Millionaire's Row—only 25 minutes from the St. Louis Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis, MO or 90 minutes from Springfield, Illinois.

Tour Reservations

Tours are by appointment. Call now to reserve: 618-474-9100 or toll 1-866-The-BEALL (1-866-843-2325).

Professional Association of Inkeepers International   Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association    Alton Illinois Main Street    St Louis CVC St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission   Illinois Romantic Places Illinois Greater St. Louis