Tour or stay overnight in the Copper King Mansion. See for yourself what mining in Butte, The Richest Hill on Earth, could build. Built for William A. Clark, one of the principle developers of copper mining in Butte, the Copper King Mansion was constructed from 1884 to 1888. More money was spent on the Mansion construction in 1884 then the original courthouse in 1883. This Mansion is listed on the National Historic Register and was Montana's first state historic place.
Step back in time and experience Victorian elegance in this beautiful 34-room brick Mansion, with stained glass windows, frescoed ceilings, hand-carved woodwork, and lavish antique furnishings. Some of the rooms featured in this Elizabethan-style mansion include a sixty-four-foot ballroom, a billiard room, a chapel, and a library. In addition, many of the rooms showcase hand-carved and customized mantelpieces, each designed by European craftsmen especially for the Mansion, and each from a different wood. The Copper King owners have numerous collections in the Mansion including dolls, hats, toys, clocks, demitasse cups and steins.
For those truly interested in living like a Copper King, the Mansion is available for Bed and Breakfast year round. Even today, John Thompson and Erin Sigl, who are brother and sister and owners of this private home, are continuing their efforts to maintain the beauty and elegance of the Mansion for future generations, and your enjoyment.
Tours of the Mansion are conducted by a staff of trained, knowledgeable tour guides from May through September. During the months of November through March, tours of the Mansion are conducted by appointment only.
For reservations during or after business hours to stay overnight and live like a Copper King, please call 782-7580 or write to: The Copper King Mansion, 219 West Granite, Butte, Montana 59701.