Conservation of Reception Suite’s Walls and Ceiling Almost Complete

Conservators are currently working to complete the wall and ceiling conservation portion of our massive project in the Reception Suite. The project will encompass paint conservation and inpainting, repair of moldings and plaster elements on the ceiling , restoration of the decoratively painted surfaces in the window bay, and the conservation and reinstallation  of the [...]

Conservation of Reception Suite’s Walls and Ceiling Almost Complete2017-09-25T15:37:39+00:00

Victorian Fair Recap

Over 300 visitors attended our third biennial Victorian Fair on September 10! The weather was beautiful and the Mansion's grounds were brimming with exhibitors and special guests, including the 3rd Maine Regiment Civil War reenactors, Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ, master food preservers from the University of Maine Extension, Portland Barrel Company, Sunshine Daydream Farm & Gardens, Rock 'n [...]

Victorian Fair Recap2017-09-22T13:32:43+00:00

Mourning at the Mansion

Friday and Saturday, October 13 & 14 at 6:00 and 7:30pm, Victoria Mansion will be open for a special event highlighting the unique practices and traditions surrounding death in the Victorian Era. The tour will take you back in time to learn about how ordinary Americans dressed, ate, and entertained visitors while in mourning. In [...]

Mourning at the Mansion2017-09-22T13:22:06+00:00

Breaking Records at the Carriage House Museum Shop

This season, the shop has seen spectacular success with sales up over 40% from just last year! Shop Buyer and Manager Patti Chase has been bringing new and unique items to mix in with old favorites on the shelves. Expect to see new fall merchandise on your next visit, including a Mansion cross-stitch set, Victorian-themed [...]

Breaking Records at the Carriage House Museum Shop2017-09-22T13:15:51+00:00