History Tour of Pythian Castle in Springfield
Immerse yourself in over 100 years of history right in the heart of Springfield. A guided walk through the ballroom, dungeon and tower room complement the history that trained guides share for the duration of the tour.
What You Will Do
- Enter the Pythian Castle, an elaborate 1913 building built to look like a medieval castle
- Follow your friendly guide on a wandering tour through charming rooms that are full of history
- Discover the past of this castle that was once believed to hold POWs during World War II
- Learn all about this castle's place in the local history—from haivng been an orphanage and a military center, it's full of surprises
- Guided tour
So that we can keep this tour strictly historical, interior photos are limited to authorized areas. Taking of ghost pictures is prohibited.
Doors open 30 minutes prior to tour start time. Tour involves walking stairs. The main floor only is wheelchair accessible.
Full refund with 24-hour notice.