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Willa Cather Foundation Tours

Willa Cather Foundation Tours

In partnership with the Nebraska State Historical Society, the Willa Cather Foundation offers guided educational tours of Willa Cather's childhood home and other historic buildings related to her life and writing throughout the year. Discounts are offered for school students and groups of fifteen or more. Group tours should be arranged in advance by contacting Tracy Tucker, Education Director, at 402-746-2653 or ttucker@willacather.org. Parties of less than ten do not require advance notice and are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes in advance of our regularly scheduled tour times.


Tour Descriptions & Prices

7-Building Tour
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  • Cather’s Childhood Home
  • Burlington Depot
  • St. Juliana Falconieri Church
  • J.L. Miner House
  • Grace Episcopal Church
  • 
Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • Red Cloud Opera House - Self-guided

Adults: $25.00

Students: (K - 12) - $10.00
Children: (5 & under) – Free


3-Building Tour
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  • Cather’s Childhood Home
  • Burlington Depot
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank

Adults: $20.00

Students: (K - 12) - $7.00
Children:  (5 & under) – Free


CHILDHOOD HOME TOUR - More DETAILS

Adults: $10.00

Students: (K - 12) - $5.00
Children: (5 & under) – Free


guided country tour - mORE dETAILS

Adults: $50.00
Students: (K - 12) - $20.00
Children: (5 & under) - Free


Discounts offered

  • Triple A Members: 10% off tours
  • NSHS & WCF Members: One free tour a year
  • National Trust Members: $2.00 off tours
  • NET: 2 for the price of one on tours
  • Library of America Members: 10% off tours

Group Tours

Discounts are offered for school students and groups of fifteen or more. Please note that group tours must be arranged in advance by contacting Tracy Tucker, Education Director, at 402-746-2653 or ttucker@willacather.org.

Group Tours (15+ People)

  • 1-Building Tour–$5.00 per person
  • 3-Building Tour–$15.00 per person
  • 7-Building Tour–$20.00 per person
  • Country Tour– $4.00 per person & $60 per vehicle

School Tours

  • 1-Building Tour–$2.00 per person
  • 3-Building Tour–$3.00 per person
  • 7-Building Tour–$4.00 per person
  • Country Tour– $2.00 per person & $60 per vehicle