Tourism Cedar Rapids Blog

Cedar Rapids  Tourism Office

Brucemore: National Historic Site and Cultural Center

As Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site, Brucemore stands strong preserving a bygone era.

When you step back in time and explore this 26-acre gem, you’ll find a historic 1886 Queen-Anne style mansion at he heart of the estate nestled just outside of the bustling Cedar Rapids downtown. As Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site, Brucemore stands strong preserving a bygone era with the remarkable 21-room mansion and multiple early 20th century service buildings. Not to be outdone, the gorgeous landscape includes peaceful and ever-changing gardens perfect for an afternoon stroll or picnic.

With a mindful eye on the past, the modern day brings the estate alive as Brucemore transforms into a thriving hub of community culture, concerts and programs and tours scheduled throughout the year. Once home to three generations of community builders, the site expertly celebrates the stories of industrialists and immigrants, philanthropists and farmers, artisans and architects.

Perfect for all ages and occasions, locals and visitors alike, this testament to community history, resiliency, and vibrancy is a can’t miss stop in the Cedar Rapids tapestry.

Brucemore National Historic Site
2160 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
319-362-7375
www.brucemore.org

Also featured in the Blog
Cedar Rapids  Tourism Office

Family Time: Outdoor Style - Winter

Cedar Rapids has long been called the City of Five Seasons, with the fifth season being the time to enjoy the other four. Check out these unique adventure-filled activities the whole family can relish in Winter!

Full Blog »
Group cheers drinks at Black Sheep Social Club in Cedar Rapids, IA

Date Night

The glamorous ambiance, delectable dishes and craft cocktail menus at these romantic restaurants are guaranteed to impress your special someone!

Full Blog »
Featured Partners