Adaland Mansion is open for guided tours May 1 to December 31. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 11 am to 5 pm, and on Sundays by appointment.
This stately brick home at Philippi, West Virginia is set against the rolling hills of Barbour County and was built in 1870. The mansion house has been restored with great attention to authenticity and features homemade brick and walnut woodwork throughout.
A history of the house is given along with a tour of the rooms and basement area. Tours include the mansion house, barn and gift shop. Tours: $10.00 donation to the restoration and maintenance of the house and grounds. Children under 12 years are free with parents.
Adaland provides a lunch or dinner venue for bus tours. A short history is presented by a costumed guide, followed by lunch or dinner in the mansion house or on the outdoor pavilion.
Guided tours of the house and 1850 barn are available as well as the gift shop with a variety of quality locally made crafts. Adaland specializes in handmade baskets, West Virginia blown glass and loom woven rugs. The well kept gardens are open for walking tours.
Buses are accommodated in the wide paved road to the barn area where modern restroom facilities are available and to the house where unloading and parking assistance is available. Handicapped restrooms are available at the barn, gift shop and on first floor of the mansion house.
Buffet lunch or dinner including tour is $22.00. Contact us to schedule a bus tour.