407 E. 12th St, Alton, IL 62002 | (St. Louis, MO Area)

 (618) 474-9100 or 1-866-The-BEALL

Beall Mansion Bed & Breakfast St. Louis

Historic Mansion Museum
—Alton, IL

tour Alton's iconic mansion museum

No visit to the St. Louis - Alton, IL area is complete without a tour of the mansion built as a wedding gift.


The St. Louis area Alton, IL
Must Do!

Tour this historic home built in 1903 by Railroad Baron and Entrepreneur Z. B. Job as a wedding gift for his son and son's bride, Mary Drummond, of the Drummond Tobacco fortune. In 1909 it was purchased by the honorable Edmond Beall—Alton Alderman, 4 time Mayor, Senator, Industrialist and Financier.

Designed by world renowned architect, Lucas Pfeiffenberger—today this 3 story, 10,000 + square foot mansion serves a dual role as a living museum of the wealth and opulence of a bygone era as well as one of the finest bed and breakfast inns in the St. Louis area.

The BEALL MANSION is a supporting structure in the Middletown Historic District—listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  


Tour Highlights

Lavishly appointed with one-of-a-kind antiques, hand sewn Oriental rugs, and marble and bronze statuary—these richly informative and entertaining narrated tours will immerse you in the life and times of the turn-of-the-century rich and famous.

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Light bulb icon for TIPTIP:SAVE $2.00 per person with the purchase of 4 or more regularly priced, adult admissions.

Better yet, tour FREE when you reserve a stay in one of our historic, elegant guest rooms or suites.



Life usually doesn't give you choices—The BEALL MANSION does.

Choose from the Mansion Tours below.


Premium 1 Hour
Narrated Mansion Tour

You can't go wrong with this—our most popular Tour!

Includes narrated tour of the 1st floor as well as any 2nd and 3rd floor bedrooms not occupied by overnight guests. Don't worry—because if it is a full 1 hour tour there is plenty of time for questions and answers. By far the best value—twice the tour (but not twice the price) of the Economy 30 Minute Guided Mini-Tour below.

BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! : After the narrated portion of Your Premium 1 Hour Guided Tour you are also invited to view photo albums of the restoration of the mansion as well as explore The BEALL MANSION's 1 acre of grounds and gardens (weather permitting).




Economy 30 Minute
Narrated Mansion Mini-Tour

The most economical tour option—an abbreviated 30 minute narrated tour of the 1st floor only.




Narrated Mansion Museum Tour

Make a hit with your group with a Group Tour of the incomparable BEALL MANSION.

Save BIG on Group Tours of 12 or more. Call 618-474-9100 or toll free 1-866-843-2325 (1-866-The-BEALL) for special group tour rates.


Perfect St. Louis area Alton IL Location

The BEALL MANSION is conveniently located 12 blocks from the Mississippi River on Millionaire's Row—only 23 miles from the St. Louis Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis, MO or 90 minutes from Springfield, IL. view directions


Book Your Historic Mansion Museum Tour

Tours are by appointment and availability is limited. Don't miss out. BOOK NOW!



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