Christmas at Belle Mont Mansion
Ages Festival is Appropriate For
Adults and children
One of Alabama’s most distinguished Federal period homes, Belle Mont Mansion in Tuscumbia, Ala., hosts its annual old-fashioned holiday open house the first Sunday in December each year. The grand historic home will be decorated for Christmas and filled with period music and dancing.
Fresh greenery, fruit, and traditional decorations fill the elegant 1828 mansion as vocalists and musicians present period music and dancers perform vintage ballroom dance. Refreshments will be served.
Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. and admission is $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 12 years old, and free for children under six years old. Christmas at Belle Mont Mansion is sponsored by Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation, which operates the museum, and proceeds benefit Belle Mont and local preservation efforts.
Belle Mont Mansion is an excellent example of Jeffersonian style architecture of the early American Republic. It was constructed in 1828 and is known for its high quality brickwork and contrasting wood trim. Today, it is owned by the Alabama Historical Commission and is one of only five state-owned historic homes. It is furnished with period antiques from the Tennessee Valley and a number of portraits and other items original to the Isaac Winston family, who once owned Belle Mont.
How to Get There
Belle Mont Mansion is located at 1569 Cook Lane (County Road 53), approximately ¼ mile west of Highway 43 South in Tuscumbia.
$8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 12 years old, and free for children under six years old