Christmas at Victoria Mansion: Joy the World
For nearly three decades, Christmas at Victoria Mansion has been a highlight of Portland’s holiday season. This year, our team of talented local designers have decorated the Mansion to the theme of Joy to the World, each reflecting Christmas décor and historic customs from different countries around the world. Step back into the glory of the Victorian era and view the Mansion’s lavishly decorated interiors while getting into the holiday spirit! Victoria Mansion is open for tours Daily, 11 am to 4:30pm from November 29th to January 5th, excluding Christmas and New Year’s Day. New this Christmas season are “Mansion Mondays,” where open hours have been extended every Monday evening until 7:30 p.m. No admission is required to visit the Carriage House Museum Shop for unique Victorian-inspired holiday gifts. For details on group, family, senior and other admission discounts call 772-4841 or visit www.victoriamansion.org
Adults : $15.00 Senior citizens (62 and over) : $13.50 AAA members : $13.50 Students age 6-17 : $ 5.00 Under 6 : Free Family rate* : $35.00 * Family Rate applies to two adults of the same household and up to five children age 6-17
Group discount rates available please call for reservations.
Do you like to move to music? Join us for this special parent-child program with special guest Nyiesha de Lima, dancer extraordinaire. We’ll learn some exciting dance moves to try together! Parent participation required. Ideal for ages 5 and up.
Free with admission.
The Polar Express returns to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad! Holiday decorations inside the train add to the festive atmosphere as guest on board meet the Conductor, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies served by our hot chocolate chefs, and listen to a reading of the story as they journey to the “North Pole.” Santa will greet children aboard the train while passengers sing along to carols as they travel back to the train station! The Polar Express is the largest annual fundraiser for the museum - don't miss out on this enchanting journey to the North Pole!
Join members of Portland Ballet as they perform scenes from the Victorian Nutcracker in the Stair Hall at Victoria Mansion. This family friendly event is fun for kids of all ages. With each paying adult, two children are admitted free (additional kids just $5). Before and after the performance, walk through the house, see the decorations and chat with the ballerinas.
Staggered admission beginning at 5:00 and ending at 6:30 will ensure that all guests can clearly see the dancers and move through the house without huge crowds. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit the Events section at www.victoriamansion.org or call 207-772-4841 ext 104.