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Gilded Twilight Tours 7pm-9pm $25 per admission (15 people per tour)
Spend an evening at the Woodruff-Fontaine Mansion and enjoy an exclusive Twilight Tour that will transport you to the gilded age of 19th century Memphis. As the sun sets over Adams Avenue, slip into a bygone era and let yourself be swept away to a time when dinner parties and midnight soirees filled weekly schedules.
Upon arrival, guests will enter through the front doors and be greeted by the magnificent sight of the ground floating staircase and a light reception in the lavish dining room. As evening sets, stroll the halls of all three floors while listening to docents spill secrets of the daily lives of two of the most prestigious families in Memphis history.
Tour space is limited so get your advanced tickets for this exclusive after hours tour! Tickets are available until noon, the day of the scheduled tour, unless the tour is sold out.
The Mesmerist by Jeffrey Day Wednesday, May 8, 7:30pm-8:30pm $45 per admission This event is 16 & up
The 19th century was filled with magic and magicians. The Golden Age of Magic was forming during this time and change was happening throughout the world. The magic that Jeff will be performing includes effects that have rarely been seen by audiences or even current day magicians. The show will be performed in the beautiful Woodruff-Fontaine ballroom. Come see what audiences observed over 100 years ago!
Prepare to be mystified!
In Memoriam - Mollie Woodruff Sunday, May 19, 2pm-4pm This event is FREE and open to all
For decades, people have come to pay their respects to Mollie Woodruff, our most beloved spirit residing at the Woodruff-Fontaine mansion.
Mollie’s gentle spirit plays hostess to the many visitors that come through our museum doors every day. Throughout the years, Mollie has observed daily tours, witnessed countless weddings, and watched over the daily to-dos of her previous home.
Buried in 1917, at Elmwood Cemetery, Mollie’s grave was never marked with a headstone. After 102 years, we will hold a Memorial and Headstone dedication service for Mollie, at Elmwood Cemetery.
Meet at 2pm at the Elmwood Cemetery Chapel. A light repast will follow at the family home - 680 Adams Avenue. This event will continue rain or shine. Black mourning attire and Period mourning attire is encouraged.
Wedding Belles on Millionaire’s Row Exhibit Opening for Woodruff-Fontaine and Mallory-Neely Mansions Friday, June 7, 5pm-8pm $35 per admission
Join us for the joint Exhibition Opening of Wedding Belles on Millionaire's Row on display at the Mallory-Neely and Woodruff-Fontaine House. Dozens of exquisite wedding gowns spanning from the 1850s-1960s will be on display in both mansions. Enjoy open house style tours with light refreshments.
Come view our blushing brides, many with a unique story from right here in Memphis!
APTA Members receive FREE admission to the Woodruff-Fontaine and a discount at the Mallory-Neely.
Pink Palace Members receive FREE admission to the Mallory-Neely and a discount at the Woodruff-Fontaine.
Woodruff-Fontaine Ghost Tours
This is a fantastic and spooky tour of our landmark historic Victorian mansion. Enjoy a unique tour of the dimly lit home with spacial emphasis on the family members who lived and died in the mansion. The stunning architecture and priceless collection of furniture, artwork, and textiles set the mood for this special tour. Your guide will be an experienced paranormal investigator and they will share the experiences, stories, and evidence which has led many visitors to believe that there are still folks at home here at 680 Adams Avenue. Your tour guide will have investigation equipment and we may have activity happen during your tour.
The tour is approximately 2 hours and starts promptly at 7:30pm. $25 per person ages 18 and over Sales Tax included Space is limited reserve your spot with the link below
Also a 3 hour Lights Out, All Access Investigation As Seen on Syfy's Ghost Hunters! Bring your own gear and Ghost Hunt with seasoned investigators 9:30pm - 12:30am $25 per person
Check us out on "Most Haunted Places in Memphis" Follow the link below for details on upcoming dates and to reserve your tickets!