Welcome to the Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion Museum
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We are Open for the Season!
Drop-in Tours are available May 1 through October 30
1:30 - 5:00 pm
Call 814-466-6210 for other information
Private and Group Tours are available by appointment
Call 814-876-0129 to make arrangements
Mothers' Day High Tea
Sunday May 14, 4pm in the Ballroom
Definitely not your typical tea and crumpets, the Museum’s Ballroom elegantly presents
our genuine Victorian High Tea, providing gourmet savories and sweets along with
Her Majesty's tea and scones.
There is discussion and instruction of proper tea etiquette, and beautiful piano playing.
Followed by a Special Tour of the Boal Mansion Museum
Reservations Required - call 814-876-0129
Civil War Ball at the Mansion
In the Ballroom of the Mansion on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend
May 28, 4pm to 7pm
Victorian/Civil War era dance instruction will be provided by:
The Victorian Dance Ensemble of Harrisburg
Cost: by reservation $38/person (Museum Members 10% off)
For reservations call 814-876-0129
(Civil War re-enactors who are participating on Memorial Day
will receive complimentary entrance as a way of expressing our appreciation).
In addition to the dance, guests will receive a guided tour and be treated to
savories/sweets & refreshments, including a wine & beer cash bar.
Costumes (not clothing) are optional and encouraged!
And, costumes may be available for rent for $10 per costume!
Memorial Day at the Mansion
On the grounds of the Mansion
Monday May 29, 10am to 4pm
The Boal Mansion features Civil War re-enactors, live music, food,
arts and craft vendors, and tours of the Columbus Chapel.
The Memorial Day service at 6 pm in the adjacent Boalsburg cemetery.
Festival admission is free to all!
>>> Check our Events Page for a complete schedule <<<
For more information, see Events
The guided tour starts when you get here and includes the Mansion and the Chapel.
Group tours are possible by advance arrangement.
Slide lectures are available off-site for school classrooms and community groups.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-466-9266
Young and old alike can join the Boal Mansion family as a volunteer guide (aka "docent.")
Contact the Museum to receive a docent orientation.
Contact email@example.com or 814-466-6210.
For more details, click on "Volunteer Info" in the menu to the left.
Who is our Museum Director? Visit here for information about Bob Cameron.
For Directions, Visit the Contact Us Page!