The Barker Mansion Offers Free Fun for All Ages on July 4th


Posted on: June 27th, 2020 by Ric Federighi No Comments

The Barker Mansion is hosting ‘First Floor Free’ on Saturday, July 4th. Visit from 11am-3pm on July 4th for a free self-guided tour of the first floor, access to the gardens, and a free popsicle. 

The first floor of the mansion includes such rooms as the library and the dining room. Guests will also be welcome to watch a short video in the basement before their self-guided tour.

The garden and mansion tour are enjoyable for all ages, and popsicles will be available to all attendees. To access all three floors of the mansion, self-guided tour tickets can be purchased at the price of $8 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors.

Self-guided tours will follow social distancing, and visitors are required to wear masks while in the Mansion. Capacity is limited to 30 people at a time.

The Barker Mansion serves to interpret the history of the Barker legacy and its context within Michigan City Indiana, working-class history, immigration history, and Gilded Age culture. The Mansion is located at 631 Washington Street, downtown Michigan City.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please call Emma Woodbury at 219-873-1520 or email [email protected]



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