Holiday Tours at Riordan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Thursdays to Mondays in December Every Hour 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Mansion is festively decorated in turn-of-the-century style with wreaths, garlands, greenery, and a towering fir tree trimmed with old-fashioned ornaments. Guided tours include glimpses of folklore and traditions of Christmas, both past and present.
Thursdays – Mondays; Tours on the hour. First tour is at 11:00 a.m.; last tour at 4:00 p.m., December 1 to January 6, 2018. Reservations are recommended.
Adults $10.00 (ages 14 years and older); youth $5.00 (ages 7 - 13); ages 6 and younger are free. Regular tour admission included with Arizona Historical Society membership.
February 10, 2019
Riordan Second Sunday Special Tour: The Next Doors
The guided tour of the Riordan Mansion takes visitors through the East House, the home of Timothy and Caroline, where you learn about the fascinating history of their family.
February 11, 2019
Brown Bag Lecture: The Ladies of the Riordan Mansion
Meet the ladies of the early 1900s, Caroline and Elizabeth Metz-Riordan, two sisters from Cincinnati who left the city and moved to the wilds of Flagstaff, Arizona.
March 10, 2019
Riordan Second Sunday Special Tour: Stickley Room by Room
Join us for a Stickley furniture tour of Riordan Mansion. Enjoy the stories behind which chairs were Caroline and Timothy Riordan’s favorites, how the five Stickley Brothers competed and mostly succeeded in a very competitive market, and see five very rare pieces with metal inlay embellishment designed by Gustav Stickley’s designer, Harvey Ellis.