News & Events

  • "Vintage Inspiration: The Brides of Downton Abbey"
    Ticket sales have begun!

    Spend time with us September 23 for a morning coffee or afternoon tea and enjoy the wit and wisdom of Amazon bestselling author, Cornelia Powell. Ms. Powell is a former Vogue magazine associate editor and served on the Costume Society of America's Board of Directors.As a wedding folklorist and costume historian, Ms. Powell will combine behind-the-scenes stories of the Downton Abbey designers with stories of wedding folklore, tiara legends and intriguing bits of fashion history. This presentation is full of beautiful images, commentary, and anecdotes from the costume designers themselves.

    Admission will be charged for this wonderful fundraiser and seating is limited. Admission includes Ms. Powell's excellent presentation, a tour of the mansion, refreshments and food, shopping in our gift shop, and a book signing opportunity with Cornelia Powell!

    Ticket sales are available through our "Links" section, or through Brown Paper Tickets. Please call us at (251) 471-6364 for more information.

    9:30 Coffee/Presentation

    3:30 Tea/Presentation

  • Rental Availability - Check here for dates
    All bridal tours are by appointment only. Please call us to schedule a time to view the Mansion. 251-471-6364

    All months have some Friday and Sunday availability in addition to weekdays. Saturday availability is listed below by month.

    July 2014
    Saturdays available -26

    August 2014 Saturdays available - 9,16,23,30

    October 2014
    Saturdays available - 25

    November 2014
    Saturdays available - 15,29

    December 2014
    Saturdays avaliable - 20,27

    January 2015
    All Saturdays available

    February 2015 Saturdays available - 7,14

    June 2015
    Saturdays available - 20,27

    July 2015
    All Saturdays available

    August 2015
    All Saturdays available

    September 2015
    All Saturdays available

    October 2015
    Saturdays available - 3,10,24,31

    November 2015
    All Saturdays available

    December 2015
    All Saturdays available

  • New Tour Hours!
    Historic tours of the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion are now hosted every hour Tuesday through Friday, from 10:00AM - 4:00PM by our interesting and excellent tourguides. We will start each tour at the beginning of the hour until 4:00PM. Our last daily tour will begin by 3:00PM. Please call ahead to verify the schedule as we close tours for special events. We look forward to sharing this beautiful and historic home with you.
    Should you have any questions, please call(251)471-6364.

    10:00am - 11:00am
    11:00am - 12:00pm
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Please call (251)471-6354 to verify event schedules.

    We look forward to sharing the mansion with you.