• The Shadows is the first National Trust for Historic Preservation site in the Gulf South. The home and garden are as breathtaking as the history preserved here.


Thursday - Saturday: 10am–4pm for garden tours only

The self-guided garden tour includes newly installed interpretive panels that provide additional information about the history of the Shadows and the people who lived and worked here. 

Information & Admission Rates

  • Tours begin at the Shadows Visitor Center (320 E. Main Street), which is directly across the street from the Shadows.
  • The Shadows is encouraging visitors to purchase tickets ONLINE.

Gardens Tour

  • Senior (65 +): $6.50
  • Adult (18 – 64): $8.50
  • Student (6 – 17): $4.75

Health & Safety Measures

  • Shadows Visitor Center, gardens, and restroom building have all been thoroughly cleaned and sanitized
  • Shadows Staff installed shields around the front desk in the Shadows Visitor Center, providing an additional protective barrier between Shadows Staff and visitors
  • Visitors are required to wear masks when inside the Visitor Center. When touring the grounds, visitors are encouraged to wear masks when unable to social distance. 
  • Shadows Staff will be required to wear masks when onsite and participate in a vigorous cleaning and sanitizing schedule. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available for visitors to use.