Vestibule and Foyer - Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Vestibule and Entrance Hall

Visitors arriving through the double Black Walnut front doors opening from the Porte-Cochere enter the Vestibule, just as Lockwood and Mathews families and their guests would have entered the Mansion.

Lockwood-Mathews Museum Library and Conservatory

Library and Conservatory

The Library is one of the most magnificent rooms on the first floor. The mantel, door frames, and bookcases are of hand carved English and American black walnut, embellished with polished steel cabocarbon and strapwork…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Music Room

Music Room

The Music Room is an example of a conserved, but not restored, period room. The original vine and rosette motifs decorating the walls and the frescoed, paneled ceiling are from 1868.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Rotunda and Grand Staircase

Rotunda and Grand Staircase

Originally, the walls and cove ceiling were painted in a neutral tone with highlights of lavender, rose, and gold. When the Mathews purchased the property in the 1870s, they painted the room a deep red,…

Dining Room

The Dining room is designed by George Platt, a New York interior designer, in the French Renaissance Revival style. Exaggerated picturesque elements such as pediments, columns, raised cartouches, and medallions define the style.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Drawing Room

Drawing Room and Card Room

Designed by the Herter Brothers, the Drawing room features rosewood woodwork inlaid with boxwood, ebony, and cedar of Lebanon along with a ten piece set of furniture, which was originally commissioned by LeGrand Lockwood for…

Historic Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Billiards Room

Billiards Room

Accessed via a passage from the Entrance Hall or the Rotunda, the Billiards Room was initially conceived as a gentleman’s domain.

Servants' Quarters Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Servants’ Quarters

A door off the Grand Staircase leads to the Servants’ Quarters on the two mezzanine floors above the original kitchen and pantries. A double hallway on the second floor of the Rotunda enabled servants to…

Mrs. Lockwood's Bedroom Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Ann Louisa Lockwood’s Bedroom

Ann Louisa Lockwood’s bedroom is located on the east side of the Mansion above the Dining Room. Although, at first glance, one would assume this impressive room would belong to her husband, it is believed…

Mr. Lockwood's Bedroom - Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

LeGrand Lockwood’s Bedroom

LeGrand Lockwood’s suite occupies the southeast corner of the Mansion, above the Drawing room. This bedroom suite was later used by Charles D. Mathews and then his son, Charles T. Mathews. Designed by the Herter…

Moorish Room Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Moorish Room

Above the Music Room is the Moorish Room, which served as the family’s private sitting room. This room exemplifies the Victorian era’s obsession with the Near and Far East, taking its name from the motifs…