All-Access Pass Behind the Scenes of Brucemore Mansion

By Heather Hubbs, Reporter

The Brucemore mansion can be seen from the estate's formal garden during the Brucemore Garden and Art Show on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 in Cedar Rapids. The event showcased local foods and celebrated the 100th anniversary of the formal garden. Landscape architect O.C. Simonds designed Brucemore's grounds. A tour of Simond's lasting influence on the estate was part of the event. (photo/Cindy Hadish)

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By Rachel Begle

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - Brucemore is opening every door to visitors for a rare glimpse at every nook and cranny of the mansion. Climb into the attic to see the hidden treasures that aren't on display, check out family photos and blueprints in the archive room, and experience rain falling in the basement Tahitian Room. The tour explores the grounds inside and out, gives background on the architecture, and provides information on the ongoing preservation efforts at the mansion. Even if you have been to Brucemore before, chances are you've never seen this side of the mansion. The Nooks and Crannies Tour is May 23, 2013 at 6 p.m.. Admission is $15 per person and $12 per Brucemore member and includes a Historic Neighborhood Tour flipbook. Space is limited; purchase tickets online at www.brucemore.org or by calling (319) 362-7375.



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