Everything You Need to Know About the Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA

Cape Cod is full of history! There are so many places you can visit that will make you feel like you’re in another era. One of our favorites is the Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA. This three-story historic manor is an ode to an age of opulence and grandeur. Featuring panoramic views of Cape Cod Bay, this monument is also the epitome of a romantic setting. From porch arches and stately columns to beautifully landscaped grounds, you will love touring this historic spot. Or, you can even hold your wedding here! Come see the gorgeous Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA, for yourself.

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Crosby Mansion History

Albert Crosby grew up in Brewster, Massachusetts, in the early 1800s. After making his fortune distilling alcohol in Chicago, he decided to return home with his wealth. He constructed the Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA, in the same space as his original family home. As a true testament of love, Crosby spared no expense for this 35-room mansion built as a lavish gift for his wife Matilda. The home was called “Tawasentha” after Longfellow’s poem “Song of Hiawatha” and features the grand style of Chicago’s Gold Coast Mansions.

Visiting Crosby Mansion

The Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA is open to the public on specific Sundays throughout the summer. Here, you can explore the first, second, and third floor. Knowledgeable employees are staggered throughout to answer any questions you may have. Come experience the 60-foot viewing tower, 15 imported tile fireplaces, hand carved mahogany and oak walls, and marble bath fixtures. The mansion also features a parlor fashioned after one at the Palace of Versailles and an entrance duplicating one at Buckingham Palace. The crowning jewel, however, is a two-story legendary art gallery that was frequented by the famous and elite. Take a step back in time when you visit the property!

Have Your Wedding at Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA

The Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA, is an increasingly popular spot for weddings. When you book your wedding here, you’ll have exclusive access to the grounds as well as the first floor of the mansion. Second-floor access will be granted for touring. On the first floor, you will find the main foyer, dining room, library, parlor, billiard room, function room, restrooms, and the expansive veranda. You will also receive planning guidance from the Crosby Mansion function manager and three docents to help with guided tours. With all the details covered, you just have to worry about the important things on your special day. Plus, Candleberry Inn is just 7 minutes away, so your guests will have somewhere to stay!

Stay at Candleberry Inn

Candleberry Inn is close to so many Cape Cod attractions like the Crosby Mansion in Brewster, MA! It’s the perfect place to stay for you and your guests if you are holding your wedding at the mansion, or you can come stay for a leisurely Cape Cod getaway. You’ll love our historic bed and breakfast with comfortable accommodations and delicious breakfast each morning! Book your stay today.