Things to Do
Narrated Tours- Take a narrated tour of the Beall Mansion. The mansion is furnished with antiques and reproductions that will transport you back in time as you learn about the connection between the homes history and many famous figures such as Mary Lincoln Todd, Jessie James, how Senator Beall saved the Cahokia Mounds and other great stories from the past. The tour is 30-25 minutes long and afterwards visitors are welcomed to explore the public areas of the property including the gardens.
24 Hour Chocolate Buffet- featuring at least 21 different chocolates at all times, this chocolate buffet Is open 24/7 and is a chocolate paradise. From childhood favorites like M&Ms and Hershey Kisses and peanut butter cups to fine chocolates such as dark chocolate truffles, chocolate covered espresso beans, and other gourmet treats. The selection available will vary from day to day as chocolates are purchased in small quantities to ensure freshness.
24 Hour Hot Beverage Service- Overnight guests of The Beall Mansion are welcome to enjoy the hot beverage service that is available 24 hours a day in the dining room. Bed and Breakfast guests can help themselves to Coffee, Hot Tea and Cocoa, and Cider.
In Room Spa Service- Guests staying overnight at the Beall Mansion can enjoy services from a licensed massage therapist that will come to their guest room. Appointments are required and must be booked for a minimum of one hour.
Wedding and Events
The Beall Mansion is a premier venue for weddings and other special events in the St. Louis area. The mansion features nearly 12-foot-high ceilings that are adorned with vintage crystal chandeliers. The home is outfitted with period antiques from the early 20th century and marble and bronze statuary decorate the mansion.
Up to 100 guests can be accommodated at Beall Mansion. Wedding packages include music, transportation, tents, lighting, dance floors, tables, chairs, place settings, and many other customizations. Beall Mansion can also provide coat checks and ushers for your events. Catering options are also available for all events held at Beall Mansion.
If you aren’t hosting a wedding, but need meeting space for a business or formal affair, there are 3 meeting spaces available for rent: Formal Dining Room, Victorian Parlor, and Butler’s Pantry. All of these options offer Wi-Fi, copying machines, beverage service, catering options, and overnight guest rooms if needed.
Beall Mansion also has onsite event coordinators to assist guests and clients in planning their corporate retreats, events, and weddings. More information about private events can be found on the website or by emailing the or calling the mansion.
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Contact: 407 E. 12th Street, Alton, Illinois, 62002, Phone: 866-843-2325
Photo: The Beall Mansion