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Glenmore Mansion - A True Victorian Treasure

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Glenmore Mansion

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Glenmore Mansion, built in 1868,  is one of Tennessee's best examples of Second Empire architectural style.  The massive three story house has 27 rooms and a 30' tower rising above the roofline.   It is the only house museum in Jefferson County open to the public and has been operated since 1972 by the APTA Glenmore Chapter.  It is furnished in the mid-Victorian style with many original furnishings as well as other period appropriate pieces.  It is open for tours on weekends from the first Saturday in May through the end of October.  Tours are given by docents who are familiar with the history of the house and the two families who called the place "home."  Tours last approximately one hour and are given at 1PM, 2PM, 3 PM and 4 PM on each Saturday and Sunday afternoon.  Cost of tour is $5.00 / adult and $2.00 for children under 12.  


Each Christmas season, Glenmore is open the first two weekends in December for Christmas Tours.  Each room in the mansion is decorated with a Christmas Tree and period ornaments.  Fireplace mantles and the grand staircase are decorated with seasonal greenery, candles and oil lamps.  Visitors are treated to cookies and hot wassell as a part of the tour.  The first Saturday in May, Glenmore host the Spring Garden Market highlighted by plant and craft vendors.  The Glenmore "Tea Tent" also provides a light lunch with a Victorian touch.  The Mansion is open for tours from 9 AM until 2PM during the Garden Market.



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Glenmore Mansion

1280 North Chucky Pike
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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Admission Rates
Tour Price
$5.00 - All Adults
$2.00 - Children Under 12
Dates Closed
Closed for tours: November - April
Exception: Christmas Tours the first two weekends of December
Private events may be scheduled at any month of the year with prior arrangements.
1st Saturday in May through end of October
Saturday & Sunday Afternoons
Tours Given on the Hour
1 PM / 2PM / 3PM / 4PM
Payment Methods Accepted
  • Cash

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