Staircase hall landing facing the guest wing. Tom Plant's portrait hangs near center to the image, Tiffany stained glass ceiling is visible.

The Mansion


Start your journey to the historic Lucknow mansion as you travel via trolley on the same road that Thomas & Olive Plant traveled back in the early 1900s.

Prior to your tour of the Lucknow Mansion, you will receive a brief orientation. Learn about the rags to riches to rags story of Thomas Plant as well as the history of the Arts & Craft style building.

After the orientation visitors are welcome to tour the mansion at their leisure on a self-guided tour. Pick up a floor plan at the entrance, and learn more about important features such as central vacuuming systems and needle showers. Special activities are available to children as an educational and exciting way to explore the mansion. See everything vintage from the clothes in Olive Plant’s closets to the innovative electrical fixtures. Step out the back door to the lawn and stroll through the gardens.

Please note, access to the second floor requires navigating a set of stairs. A video tour of this space is available to any guest who wishes to view it by asking one of our Museum Interpreters.

Castle Basement Tours are Back! Discover the secrets of the Castle’s basement in a 45-minute guided tour highlighting the Castle’s unique construction, ultra-modern appliances and amenities, and the lives of the servants who helped run and manage the Lucknow Estate in the 1910s and 1920s.

Basement Tour

Main hall as of 2020, with pool table as the focal point. Taxidermy deer head is visible over fireplace. Organ console is also visible.