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Campbell House by Candlelight

  • Campbell House Museum 1508 Locust St St. Louis, MO, 63103 United States (map)

Experience the Campbell House period rooms dimmed to gaslight brightness and draped for mourning. Guests get the unique opportunity to walk through the Campbell House at night and learn about the Victorian mourning customs. The Mourning Society members will even be in appropriate mourning dress!

Witness Robert Campbell's 1879 wake in the parlor and hear about the process of preparing the deceased for the funeral, Victorian mourning etiquette, dress, and cemeteries.

This year’s tour will also include a special exhibit of original post-mortem photographs.

Tours will be at 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm. Please pick a time slot when you purchase tickets. Tickets are $15 and $5 for CHM Members. Call 314-421-0325 for tickets.

Earlier Event: October 13
Death, Mourning and Memory