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Christmas at Victoria Mansion – 2010

Posted on: December 9th, 2010 by Ray Deleo

Victoria Mansion

Get into the spirit of the holiday season and  tour  Portland’s Victoria Mansion all dressed in holiday garb. The National Historic Landmark, is a Victorian treasure, opened for self-guided tours through Jan. 8 and don’t forget to visit the Carriage House Museum Shop for unique gifts.

Mansion Bedroom

This is the mansion’s 26th year of offering holiday tours, and the theme The Twelve Days Of Christmas  honors that, right down to the silver anniversary accents. Each year, local designers, decorators, and florists transform the mansion into an over-the-top Victorian holiday showcase.

No reservations are necessary for the self-guided tours, offered daily, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Closed  Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Admission: adults $15; AAA/senior (62 and over) $13.50; $7 for Victoria Mansion members; $5 for children (6-17); free for children younger than 6; or $35 family ticket.

Merry Maddness

After visitng Victoria Mansion  join the festivities of grabbing  last-minute Christmas gifts during Merry Madness Night, held in downtown Portland, Maine on Dec 16 from 5:00 PM to 10 00 PM.  The annual event sees participating stores open until 10pm and includes music, food and live entertainment – all you need to be merry!