About your host, Bernard & Lu Ann
My all-consuming interest in hats started at an early age. I still have the first hat that I wore to church as a child. As a youngster, I used to entertain myself by making large intricate hats out of newspaper. I have pursued my passion for hats through collection and an intense interest in their origins and histories. My mission is two-fold: preserve these treasures and share my knowledge, …
1.5 hours total
Offered in English
What we’ll do
You will be greeted by a guide dressed in early 1900's attire and be personally-guided on an in-depth excursion through 200 years of men’s and women’s hats. You will leave this experience armed with enough information to speak confidently with others on the subject of hats. This 1000+ diverse assemblage of hats has something for all visitors: historical hats dating as far back as 1820; hats from…
What else you should know
Many flights of stairs, group must remain together. Must be able to stand 40 minutes. Ages 12 and up No food or drink Arrive 10 minutes early. Tours start on time. Parking is on the street.