The breathtaking Watson-Curtze Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located along Erie’s “Millionaire’s Row.”
Built in 1891 while Erie’s industrial development was peaking, it provides a glimpse into the grandeur of Erie’s 19th century elite. The businessmen and industrialists who took advantage of this era in Erie accumulated fortunes that allowed them to enjoy the privileges of an elegant lifestyle.
The Mansion is the perfect place for a quiet family outing, group adventure, special event, or children’s party. Tours are available and the Mansion is open to visitors seeking to discover the elegance of Erie’s previous centuries.
Exhibits change periodically, but the Watson and Curtze family artifacts in the home are permanent. The 19th century furnishing include beds, statues, clocks, chairs, dressers, etc., which can always be seen along with interesting displays of household items, clothing, correspondence, and toys from the past. The beauty and diversity of the Mansion’s exhibits are intriguing and thought provoking. There is much to learn and enjoy.
Click here for the complete history of the Watson-Curtze Mansion.
Hours: Friday-Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $5/Adult, $3/Child 12 & under
Dual Site Admissioin: $7/Adult, $5/Child 12 & under