Regular Admission, Prices, and Hours

PERSONALLY GUIDED HISTORIC TOURS 

Personally guided tours are available at both Ruthmere and the Havilah Beardsley House. Ruthmere's docents have built an unparalleled reputation for excellence in knowledge, warmth and charm. Learn about the history of the founding of Elkhart, the Beardsley family and their legacy of art, architecture and culture from a Ruthmere expert guide.  

Ruthmere Campus is a proud partner of
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HOURS

RESUMING JUNE 14, 2020


Regular Tour Times for Both Sites:


Tuesday through Saturday:
Tours on the hour at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm

& 3 pm


Sunday:

Tours on the hour 1 pm, 2 pm & 3 pm.


Monday:

Both museum sites CLOSED.

To protect our collections, Ruthmere Museum and the Havilah Beardsley House offer guided tours only. We do not allow self-guided tours at either location.


The museum operates on Eastern Time.


On Free Family Sundays, the first Sunday of the months April-November, EITHER Ruthmere OR Havilah Beardsley House is CLOSED while the free tours are conducted at the other site.  See Free Family Sunday page for specific dates. 

Holiday Closings for Tours and Office during Open Season

Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Friday after Thanksgiving (evening concerts excepted)
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
Day after Christmas
New Year's Eve

Ruthmere Campus is annually closed for tours to the public January 1 - March 31. See calendar for special events during this period.


ADMISSION

Ruthmere Tour
Adult $10
Student $4
Children under 5 admitted free with adult.

Senior (60 yrs.) Discount Day $7 on Wednesdays


Havilah Beardsley House Tour
Adult $5
Student $2
Children under 5 admitted free with adult.

Senior (60 yrs.) Discount Day $3 on Wednesdays


Campus Day Pass (both locations)
Adult $13
Student $5
Family $40 (allows 5 visitors of any age to both attractions)
Senior (60 yrs.) Discount Day $10 on Wednesdays


Note: Ruthmere Members have free admission to all attractions -- see membership page for benefits.



                             Partial operating support provided by a                                    2019  Indiana Arts Commission Grant  

              


SELF-GUIDED TOURS of outdoor sites and attractions in Elkhart are available via TourElkhart.org. Experience history, art and architecture in the palm of your hand! TourElkhart.org is a series of FREE self-guided mobile tours presented by Ruthmere in partnership with PocketSights featuring sites in Elkhart County, Indiana. Click this link for more information.

SEASONAL TOURS of unique elements of Ruthmere Museum Campus are offered regularly. See Ruthmere decorated for the Holiday season every year starting the Saturday after Thanksgiving through December 30. Watch for the special evening tour times between Christmas and New Year's.  See calendar for details.

SPECIAL EXHIBITS are hosted at both Ruthmere and the Havilah Beardsley House. Come see something new at Ruthmere Museums Campus. See calendar for details.

ADA ACCESSIBILITY - Havilah Beardsley House is designed to be ADA wheelchair accessible for the first floor exhibits (approximately 75% of the exhibit space on site).  Ruthmere Mansion requires the climbing of significant steps to enter from street level and is not ADA accessible.  Both properties are individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places and lie within the National Register Beardsley Avenue Historic District, and as such, are exempt from ADA accessibility laws.


(574)-264-0330

(888)-287-7696


302 E. Beardsley Ave.

Elkhart, IN 46514

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