- Adults: $12
- Seniors/Students/AAA members: $10
- Children, ages 7-12: $5
- Children Under 6: Free
Linden Place members are always admitted to the museum free of charge
Guided (subject to the availability of docents) and self-guided tours
are offered throughout the year. Tours last about one hour and include
the gardens and outbuildings.
January through April, November: Tuesday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
May through October, December: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m.-4p.m.
Tour highlights include tales of DeWolf family exploits, from their
privateering and slave trading to their financial ruin and triumphant
return to prosperity during Victorian times. Docents introduce visitors
to family members Pomeroy Colt, founder of United States Rubber, now
Uniroyal, his mother Theodora DeWolf Colt, who as Madam Colt ran Bristol
Society from Linden Place as if she was Queen Victoria and the great
actress Ethel Barrymore who married in to this most prominent of
American families. At the tour’s end, visitors are welcome to stroll the
sculpture-filled gardens where they will find Greek bronzes and an 18th
Century gazebo. Don’t miss the recently opened Bristol Art Museum in
Linden Place’s 19th Century Barn.
*Please note: hours do vary on weekends according to special events
being held at Linden Place. Please call ahead to confirm that tours are