Take a trip back in time this holiday season at the Morris Butler House Museum with a Victorian Holiday Tea Party and tour of this historic Indianapolis museum. Indianapolis history comes alive at the Morris Butler House Museum. Introduce your Indianapolis kids to an old tradition with Victorian Holiday Tea.
If you have seen Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at the Indiana Repertory Theatre or at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, than you already know what Victorian Christmases looked like. Now experience the magic of Dickens’ wonderful world first hand at the Morris Butler House Museum. Learn how families celebrated the winter season, and how traditions from the Victorian era spill into today’s Christmas traditions. This Indianapolis event is sure to usher the spirit of Christmas into your heart.
Tour all three floors of the Morris Butler House Museum before the tea. Then sit down to a lavish and elegant dinning room table, decked out with all kinds of traditional seasonal treats from the nineteenth century. Try some flavored tea with a cranberry orange scone. Delight at the spice cookies and jubilee cake. And get your fingers on some tea finger sandwiches. On top of all that, your Indianapolis kid can make and take a special holiday craft to keep this memory alive through the years.
For just $30.00 per person ($25.00 for members of the Historic Landmark Foundation) this full holiday experience can be yours. Reservations are required, contact Aimee Roso Formo at 317.636.5409. Victorian Holiday Tea’s will be held at the Morris Butler House Museum on Saturday, December 5 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, on Saturday, December 12 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and on Saturday, December 19 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. For more information, visit the Morris Butler House Museum’s official website.
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Victorian Holiday Tea
December 5, 12, 20
Morris Butler House Museum
1204 North Park Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202