Located in Historic Schaefferstown, Lebanon County Pennsylvania. Heidelberg Hall is a brown sandstone Second Empire architectural style mansion built from 1876 to 1882, for William M. Weigley, one of Lebanon County’s wealthiest and most influential men during the late nineteenth century, and designed by the noted Philadelphia architect Isaac Harding Hobbs. The architectural firm of Isaac H. Hobbs & Son was known for designing various structures including churches, banks, office buildings and schools using various architectural styles. Their most publicized work was expressively ornate mansard-roofed suburban and country residences which includes Heidelberg Hall, also known as the Weigley Mansion, and was published in Godey’s Lady’s Magazine in April 1875, Scientific American in July 1875, and Isaac Hobbs 1876 publication still in print by Dover Publications.
Heidelberg Hall is a classic example of Gilded Age exuberance as it includes design features such as two towers, including a central 75′ tall mansard tower, an octagon shaped tower, a projecting second-story open porch, ornamental cast iron roof crests, three large formal entrance ways, high decorative plaster ceilings, solid American chestnut moldings throughout, several ornate gas chandeliers, a grand main staircase, 9 fireplaces, 110 windows, 60 doors, 12 staircases, and three floors spanning over 12,000 sq ft of living space. An architectural wonder to behold! Our collection features over 30 of the most prominent furniture craftsmen of the day. Including a large collection of Herter Brothers, Pottier & Stymus, Tiffany & Co, Kimbel & Cabus, Herts Brothers, John Jelliff, and many more. Featuring the largest curated collection of 19th century American furnishings in the country, with provenance to some of the most well known Gilded Age families in the America. From the Astor, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Coleman, & DuPont family.
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Standard Guided Tours —The Gilded Age $35/person (90+ minutes)
For our private extended tours we offer two guided tours (subject to availability) Min 8 Guests, Max 12 per tour in your group to book
Heidelberg Hall —Grand Tour $55/person (150+ minutes)
Heidelberg Hall —In Depth Tour $55/person (180+ minutes) + $20/hr per person, up to 10 hr max capacity, includes break for lunch. Ask about our add-on luncheon and afternoon tea package
Join us Saturdays for Guided Tours at 10:00 am or 2:00 pm. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to purchase tickets on site and check-in. Doors close promptly at the start of each tour. Late participants may not gain entry. We highly encourage guests to book & reserve tickets in advance due to limited availability, tickets may sell out ahead of tour dates. For upcoming tours, booking inquiries, or to reserve your tickets, contact us on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/heidelberghall or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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