The Manor at Ewing Cultural Center will open for free public tours from 4-6 p.m. Mondays beginning May 6. Tours run May - October. The last tour leaves at 5:30 p.m. Tours take approximately one hour. Tours are not available on Memorial or Labor Day. Although there is no charge, donations are accepted. Tours for groups may be arranged on other days for a fee, depending on the availability of the facility. 

Built between 1928-1929, the Manor celebrated its 90th anniversary in the fall of 2018. A time capsule placed by Davis and Hazle Buck Ewing was opened to celebrate the event. Time capsule contents will be on display for guests to view. Mrs. Ewing donated the property to the Illinois State University Foundation upon her death in 1969.

Climbing stairs is required to take the tour. Parking is located across the street at St. John's Lutheran Church. For more information contact Toni Tucker at (309) 438-6333 or go online to


  • Starting Monday, May 6th, 2019, repeats every week on Monday until Monday, October 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Ewing Cultural Center

48 Sunset Road
Bloomington, IL 61761

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