Tour the Joslyn Castle
(Please note the following days will not have public tours at the listed times:
Thursday, December 7th at 11am
Thursday, December 14th at 11am)
Fall/Winter 2023-2024 (October 1-March 1):
Sunday at 11am and 1pm
Monday at 11am
Thursday at 11am
Friday at 11am
Spring/Summer 2024 (March 2-September 30):
Sunday at 12:30pm and 2:30pm
Monday at 10:30am and 12:30pm
Thursday at 1:00pm
Friday 10:30am and 12:30pm
Reservations are not required for public tours. Closed on major holidays.
*CURRENT COVID PROTOCOLS: Masks are optional inside Joslyn Castle.
Please note: While the gardens and grounds are always open to the public, the Joslyn Castle building is only open to the public during scheduled tour times and programs. For those with mobility issues, the Castle has a lift located at the rear of the building. Please inform a Joslyn Castle staff member if you require the use of the lift prior to your tour, so we can best accommodate you.
The Scottish Baronial mansion in the heart of Midtown Omaha has been enchanting visitors since the doors first opened in 1903.
Whether it’s a family outing, a day with your co-workers, or gathering with your friends, we welcome you to tour the historic Joslyn Castle.
Questions regarding public tours? Call the Joslyn Castle office and a staff member would be happy to assist you! (402) 595-2199
Public Tour FAQ's
What is included in a tour?
Your tour of the Castle includes the main, second and third floor. The tour begins with a ten minute video overview of George and Sarah Joslyn's story, followed by a room-by-room guided tour. The length of the tour is about 90 minutes.
Admission for all Castle tours:
$10 Seniors, students, and military. A Senior is considered 60 years old or older, and a student is K-12 and University with ID.
Cash, card, and checks are accepted.
Do I need to make a reservation for a public tour?
No, if you attend a regularly scheduled public tour, you do not need to make a reservation. Just show up! There is a limit of 40 guests per tour time.
Where do we go for a tour?
Meet at the front doors of the Castle. The doors will be opened 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. We get very busy during tourist season, so plan to arrive early and be here when the doors open.
Is photography allowed during a tour?
Yes, snap away! Please no flash photography.
Is there a gift shop?
Yes, our gift shop Carriage Trade, is located in the historic Joslyn Castle Carriage House. The shop is open prior to and after public tours.
Is the tour kid-friendly?
Tours are best suited for school-aged children. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Is the Castle accessible?
Free parking is available on site. For those with mobility issues, the Castle has a lift located at the rear of the building. Please inform a Joslyn Castle staff member if you require the use of the lift prior to your tour, so we can best accommodate you.
Where is the Joslyn Castle located?
The Castle is located at 3902 Davenport Street, Omaha, Nebraska.