This Victorian style mansion's construction started in 1902 by the Bayless Family and was completed in 1907. The Belvidere Mansion three story 9,000 sq ft home includes on the 1st floor a Tea Room, Gift Shop, foyer, bathroom and kitchen. The Belvidere's 2nd floor contains three historical living quarters, a bathroom and the office of the Rogers County Genealogical Society. The 3rd floor is a spacious 3,200 sq. ft. ballroom, a wonderful destination spot for weddings, or special events, that provides a scenic view the City of Claremore.
The Belvidere resides within the historic district of downtown Claremore, OK just off route 66. The Bell Family became owners of the Belvidere from the 1930's to our modern time. In 1991, the Rogers County Historical Society and friends became the owners and caretakers of the Belvidere Mansion.
Visit the Belvidere year round or during one of our seasonal events. It is free and open to the public. Visit the attractions in Claremore and Rogers County and visit the Lynn Riggs Memorial next door then stop by the Belvidere Mansion for a historical walking tour, and stay for lunch at our Belvidere Mansion Tea Room
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Food, eating well, enjoying friends, and family are exceptional experiences known to the history of Claremore Oklahoma. The Bayless family built the Belvidere Mansion to entertain friend and family within the context of the popular culture of Claremore, Oklahoma in the early 1900's.
Today, the Belvidere Mansion's Tea Room is still that exceptional place for meeting, greeting, entertaining, special events and lunch.
The Belvidere Mansion Tea Room offers exceptional lunch and tea menus. If not lunch stay and enjoy our desserts with a hot pot of our specialty tea, ice tea, coffee or other beverage. The desserts are always exceptional, sweet, chocolate, baked or carameled; and ready for your next visit.
The tea room is also a fantastic place to host an event. We can help with your son or daughter's wedding, a bridal or baby shower, bridesmaid tea, business luncheon or dinner and family reunions. We also offer custom menus developed just for your special event and dining experience.
Call and ask when our next mystery tea will be held, schedule a lunch appointment, or business, club, organizational, family or friend luncheon at this unique historic destination in Claremore, Oklahoma off Route 66. Below is a sample menu.