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Rockcliffe Mansion

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Address: 1000 Bird Street, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone Number: +1 573-221-4140
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Rockcliffe Mansion is an amazing Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred SF, Thirty...

Rockcliffe Mansion is an amazing Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred SF, Thirty room, Grand Residence built to overlook the Mighty Mississippi between 1898 and 1900 by Lumber Baron John J Cruikshank, Jr. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Most of the original antique furnishings and fixtures are preserved. The Mansion is filled with rich Mahogany, Oak and Walnut appointments, magnificent Palladian windows and the finest interior decorations from Europe and America. Guided Tours are available daily. In addition to Guided Tours, the Mansion offers 4 Bed & Breakfast accommodations. Please visit our Website for Tour hours and further information.

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Great tour

This was a very interesting and enlightening tour led by Warren, who did a incredible job explaining the history of Rockcliff Mansion. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very interesting and enlightening tour led by Warren, who did a incredible job explaining the history of Rockcliff Mansion. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour and highly recommend it to everyone. Warren was passionate about the mansion and his enthusiasm showed. It was a great tour!

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Quincy, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the outside is still in need of paint, the inside has been restored and full of not only original antiques from the Crookshank family, the the current owners have added period pieces of their own. A trip back in time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredibly preserved mansion, considering it sat abandoned for 40+ years. Our tour guide Becky was exceptionally friendly and accommodating to our family (which included 2 disaffected teenagers). She interrupted her in-progress tour to check us in and we joined them without having to wait for e next one. Becky is very knowledgeable and had such an enthusiastic and personable way... More 

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Mount Zion, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After hearing about the mansion on the Mark Twain Riverboat Cruise, we decided since we were spending more time in Hannibal, we would take a tour of it. We are so GLAD that we did. Our tour guide, Becky, did a great job giving us such a detailed look into the family and mansion. It is well worth the time... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We REALLY enjoyed this intimate glimpse into the lives of the gilded age Hannibal residents who lived in this 1900's gem of a palace. It's not often that such a grand home gets built, lived in a few years, and then boarded up for decades with minimal vandalism only to be opened up by enterprising entrepreneurs as a B&B. Our... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend stopping here for the hour or so long tour of this magnificent home. Our guide was very knowledgable and answered all our questions about the home and times. The rooms are gorgeous and restored beautifully. Sometimes when you tour homes like this there is a rope at the doorway and you just look in. This house was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful mansion. It needs a little refinishing on the outside, but considering it was abandoned and neglected for 43 years, it is still amazing. Warren was our tour guide and he did a fabulous job explaining the history of the house and the family. There are amazing features in the house such as combination gas and electric... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were two couples in Hannibal solely for Mark Twain-related sites. I saw this on Things to Do, so we took the fantastic tour of the elegant Gilded Age home. It is worth paying the admission, and the owner gives an excellent tour of the entire home.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I was driving up to it I was very skeptical whether or not to go in. Once I stepped in the doors I was immediately convinced otherwise. This mansion is by far the best one I've ever been too. My tour guide, Juan was very friendly and offered a lot of insight of the cottage home. I went there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cudos to tour guide Warren for a fact packed tour that was fun and very historically accurate. This is a "must see" in historic Hannibal! Next time, we will stay in the B &B room, which is absolutely lovely!

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