High Tea

\’hī\ \’tē\

(noun) a meal eaten in the late afternoon or early evening including tea.

(we are breaking the rule and serving lunch instead)

History & Self Tour of First Floor

$40.00 per person not including tax & gratuity | $5.00 extra charge for Gluten Free or Dairy Issue

Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays | 1:00pm

Reservations Required – No walk-ins

In December only:

Everyday but Monday | 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm


An experience that is very unique unlike any other. Starting with a lesson of 1800’s table etiquette, a buffet of 7 different flavored teas are offered to sip. Consider it lunch with a variety of savories, scones and sweets. During Tea, you will be entertained with history/stories and a Theme of the Month. Lastly, you have the opportunity to do a self-guided tour of the first floor of the mansion. Bring your camera!


  • Reserve Early! Only a limited seating is available. (414) 342-3210
  • Parking on the Street. Do NOT park in the back parking lot, that is for our over night guests.
  • Suitable for ages 8+
  • Camera-friendly
  • Cancellations must be requested by 1:00 pm two days (48 hours) before Tea. After 1:00 pm, you will be subjected to pay the full amount, including no shows or your emergency.

Themes of the Month

January – Christmas Traditions/Life & History of George J. Schuster.

February – The Language of Fans & Ballroom Etiquette

March – Everyday Living During the 1800’s

April – The Dangers of Women’s Fashions during the 1800’s

May – Life & History of George J. Schuster

June – Victorian Wedding Traditions

July – The Language of Fans & Ballroom Etiquette

August – Idioms / Phrases – Where They Come From

September – The Dangers of Women’s Fashions During the 1800’s

October – Death During the Victorian Era

November – Life & History of George J. Schuster

December – Christmas Traditions

Themes are subjected to change.

Private Party Bridal/Baby Shower

Book your bridal/baby shower with a Tea to start your event, then instead of a tour, use that time to open the gifts or play your games. Need more than 2 hours? You are able to add time to your event for an extra charge.

What Our Guests Are Saying...

“My wife and I had the pleasure of staying in each of the suites and found them to be spacious, comfortable and filled with beautiful antiques. Hostess Laura Sue has the true gift of hospitality and is a top-notch cook besides. The common rooms in the mansion are sumptuous and the details of the craftsmanship of the original builders are evident everywhere. We will be back. Beautiful mansion, restorations is a real labor of love. Great breakfast! Very gracious hostess.”

Don & Susan
Spring Green, WI