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Alton, IL Point of Interest—Tour the Mansion Built as a Wedding Gift

No visit to the St. Louis area is complete without a tour of this Meeting of the Great Rivers 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, of the Drummond Tobacco fame and fortune. In 1909 it was purchased by the honorable Edmond Beall—Alton Alderman, 4 time Mayor, Senator, Industrialist and Financier.

Designed by world renowned architect, Lucas Pfeiffenberger—today this 3 story, 10,000 + square foot mansion serves a dual role as a living museum of the wealth and opulence of a bygone era as well as one of the finest bed and breakfast inns in the entire St. Louis area.

The BEALL MANSION is a supporting structure in the Middletown Historic District—listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  

Guided Tour Details & Rates

Lavishly appointed with one of a kind antiques, hand sewn Oriental rugs, and marble and bronze statuary—these richly informative and entertaining narrated tours will immerse you in the life and times of the turn-of-the-century rich and famous.

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Tip! TIP: SAVE $2.00 per person with the purchase of 4 or more regularly priced, adult admissions. Better yet, tour FREE when you reserve a stay in one of The BEALL MANSION's elegant and historic guest rooms.



Premium 1 Hour Guided Tour

You can't go wrong with this—our most popular tour option!

Includes narrated tour of the 1st floor as well as any 2nd and 3rd floor bedrooms not occupied by overnight guests. Don't worry—because if it is a full 1 hour tour there is still plenty of time for questions and answers. By far the best value—twice the tour (but not twice the price) of the 30 Minute Mini-Tour below.

BONUS: After the narrated portion of the tour you are also invited to view photo albums of the restoration of the mansion as well as explore The BEALL'S 1 acre of grounds and gardens (weather permitting).

ADMISSION:

Tours are by appointment so BOOK NOW! Call 618-474-9100 or toll free 1-866-843-2325 (1-866-The-BEALL).



30 Minute Guided Mini-Tour

30 minute narrated tour of the 1st floor. (Our most economical tour option.)

BONUS: After the narrated portion of the tour you are also welcome to view photo albums of the restoration of the mansion as well as explore The BEALL'S 1 acre of grounds and gardens (weather permitting).

ADMISSION:

Tours are by appointment so BOOK NOW! Call 618-474-9100 or toll free 1-866-843-2325 (1-866-The-BEALL).



Group Tours

Groups

Groups of 12 or more: call for special group tour discounts and optional group tour packages with refreshments

Tours are by appointment so BOOK NOW! Call 618-474-9100 or toll free 1-866-843-2325 (1-866-The-BEALL).



Location, Location, Location

The BEALL MANSION is 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, IL. view directions

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