As the sun sets over Adams Avenue, enjoy a lovely wine and tea reception on the marble-floored porch of the Woodruff-Fontaine House. 

After entering through the front doors guests will then be greeted by the grand floating staircase, the first of many impressive structures seen inside the mansion.  This exclusive two hour tour showcases magnificent French Victorian architectural design along with beautiful antique furniture and clothing.  


Let yourself be swept away to a by-gone era where dinner parties and midnight galas filled weekly schedules; A time when tea parties and flower shows went hand-in-hand with calling cards and courting etiquette.  the Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum reflects the glorious gilded age that was 19th century Memphis!

This behind-the-scenes tour is $375 for a group of 15 guests.  It includes the wine and tea reception and a two hour tour. 


The Gilded Twilight Tour will be offered on Friday and Sunday evenings.  Once booked, the guests will be given a choice of Friday and Sunday evenings available. 

Twilight Tours will be themed according to the current seasonal exhibition staged inside the mansion.  Check the Exhibition Schedule to ensure you book the tour of your choice.  

For more information, or to book a tour please call 901.526.1469 or email