Atsion Mansion Tours
Built in 1826 by Samuel Richards, the Atsion Mansion is one of the most notable examples of Greek Revival architecture in South Jersey.
Atsion Mansion tours are 45-55 minutes and begin outside the mansion through Labor Day, Saturdays and Sundays at 1 and 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased
at the Atsion Office and are $3 for visitors over the age of 12, $1 for visitors
ages 5-11 and free for visitors under 5-years-old.
For more information or to check tour availability, please call the Atsion Office at 609-268-0444.
Mansion Tours at Batsto Village
Join us throughout the summer for guided tours of the Batsto Mansion! Originally built in the eighteenth century as a small ironmaster’s house, the mansion now stands as it appeared after Joseph Wharton renovated the home in 1878. Serving as a vacation home for his family, the Batsto Mansion is an excellent example of the Italianate and Eastlake styles, both popular with the Victorian upper class.
Tours are 45-55 minutes and begin on the mansion porch. Tours begin at
11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m., 11 a.m.,
1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets can be purchased at the Batsto Visitor Center and are $3 for visitors over the age of 12, $1 for visitors ages 5-11 and free for visitors under 5-years-old.
For more information or to check tour availability, please call the Batsto Visitor Center at 609-561-0024.
Batsto Ironworks Walking Tours Available Throughout July!
Join us this July for a guided walking tour of the remnants of Batsto’s once-great iron industry. Tours are offered each Saturday in July, with programs beginning at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Groups will meet at the Visitor Center, where a guide will bring guests to several landmarks highlighting the history of the Batsto Ironworks. After walking through the village, guests will be guided along Wharton State Forest’s Blue Trail to see how Batsto Lake once sustained the flourishing iron industry. The total hike is approximately 2 miles, and guests who wish to extend their hike may continue further without a guide. Additionally, alternate routes to return to the village are available for guests with mobility issues or those choosing to return at their own pace. Tours are inclusive for the entire family and individuals of all backgrounds and interests in learning and experiencing the unique natural and cultural importance of the Pinelands.
Tours are offered each Saturday in July at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person. Space is limited, and guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance by calling the Batsto Visitor Center at 609-561-0024.