Mission & Values


The Castle Preservation Society’s mission is to preserve, interpret and share the buildings and landscape of the Castle in the Clouds as a cultural and educational resource for the benefit of the public.

Each visit supports our mission to preserve, restore, and share this beautiful New Hampshire icon. Admission fees, restaurant or gift shop purchases, and wedding and event rental fees help to ensure the enjoyment and enrichment of generations to come.


Integrity – Our work is grounded in honesty, transparency, and a commitment to professionalism and ethical behavior: we present historical information that is accurate and well-researched.

Collaboration – Open communication and teamwork are essential to our success, and we seek out partnerships that enhance and expand our impact.

Community – Our organization brings together visitors, staff, volunteers, donors, and partners from all walks of life: we strive to make Castle in the Clouds as accessible and inclusive as possible.

Improvement – Through hard work and adaptability we are constantly looking for new ways to engage our audiences and provide them with the highest quality experiences in all that we do.

Sustainability – We protect the Lucknow Estate by being financially responsible, minimizing our impact on the environment, and ensuring faithful preservation of the buildings and grounds entrusted to our care.

CPS Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Communication Tool