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Hegeler Carus Mansion resumed tours on July 1

Safety protocols will be in place

The Hegeler Carus Mansion, designed by W. W. Boyington, the famed Chicago Water Tower architect, sits on the National Registry of Historic Places.
The Hegeler Carus Mansion, designed by W. W. Boyington, the famed Chicago Water Tower architect, sits on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Hegeler Carus Mansion will resume tours on Wednesday, July 1.

The 57-room, 144-year-old National Historic Landmark in La Salle will reopen its doors to paid tours. The Victorian mansion will follow safety protocols, including:

• Masks worn by all staff, volunteers and visitors

• Infrared, non-touch temperature checks upon entry

• General health questions

• Hand sanitizer available throughout the mansion

• Six-foot distancing whenever possible

• Tour group size limited to six people

• Regular cleaning and sanitizing

Tours last about an hour and cost $15 for adults and $5 for students. Visitors must preregister and prepay at hegelercarus.org/2020-summer-tours.

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