Be inspired by the friendly elegance of George and Edith Vanderbilt's 250-room family home in Asheville, NC. Discover more about the lives of people who visited, lived, and worked at Biltmore House during George Vanderbilt's day.
Your self-guided house tour spans three floors and a basement. You'll see displays of vintage clothing, accessories, and period pieces that tell stories and illustrate the lives of the Vanderbilt family, their guests, and employees.
Get a close look at original art by Pierre Auguste Renoir and John Singer Sargent. You'll see magnificent 16th century tapestries, a library with 10,000 volumes, a Banquet Hall with a 70-foot ceiling, 65 fireplaces, an indoor pool, and a bowling alley. Almost all of the priceless objects that you see throughout the house are from George and Edith Vanderbilt's original collection.
Get a Closer Look with Guided Specialty Tours
Learn the inside stories and view rarely seen areas with guided specialty tours, including the Vanderbilt Family & Friends Tour which gives a closer look at the lifestyles of Vanderbilt’s guests. Guided tours may be reserved in advance or the day of your visit. To reserve, please call 800–411–3812.