Each room of this 63-room mansion is opulently furnished and decorated with an artist’s eye. The self-guided tour of this one-of-a-kind treasure includes original art and sculptures created by the owner including 24 life-sized figures and 21 bronze and aluminum tabletop sculptures. An optional audio program allows you to listen to the owner narrate the tour on your smartphone (iPhone and Android). Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM and the last group has to arrive by 4:30 PM. May tour dates are 4-5; 11-12; 18-19 and 25-26.
You can buy your tickets in the Visitor Center and proceed to the tour and, while it is not necessary to make a reservation, you can go to the link to buy tickets ahead of time. If you have a group of 8 or more it is recommended that you purchase your tickets ahead of time and then picked up on the day of the tour at the Visitors Center. The parking lot is at the bottom of the hill and you can walk up or catch a fun ride on the "CastleMobile." Admission is $15 with veterans and children under 18 years-old $10. Free crowns for all children!
Please note: The castle is not handicap-accessible. Stairs are involved, but the majority of the tour will be limited to one floor-only but there is an optional upper floor tour available if desired.