Discover the Secrets of the Mysterious Caetani House

Enjoy Christmas at Caetani with a self-guided tour

We are open for self-guided tours starting Dec. 7 until Dec. 23, 2022.
Hours are Tuesday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission is $10/adult, $6/youth 18 and under at the door.

Find out more about our SELF-GUIDED TOURS 

Please note that the Caetani Centre is closed for regular Guided Tours during winter.
Spring guided tours to be announced in 2023.
Please contact us for an appointment at 250-275-1525 or email [email protected] if you wish to visit the house for a school tour or private group guided tour during winter hours.
Winter office hours are: Tuesday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Please note that our office will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 24, 2022 to Jan. 3, 2023.

Find out more about our GUIDED TOURS

Guided tours are 1.5 hours.
MEMBERS: Upon booking a guided tour, self-guided admission is included for free for the first year. Visit often and bring your friends and family.


Donations are gladly accepted!

Explore the secrets and rumours of this 126- year-old heritage house with an intriguing and disturbing history.

A distinguished aristocrat and scholar from an ancient royal Italian family dating back over a thousand years… The beautiful young mother… Their creative and talented daughter held a prisoner in her own home for over 25 years.

Why did Leone Caetani, an Italian prince and duke, leave his royal titles and family fortune to move to Vernon in 1921?

Why did his partner and daughter go into seclusion for 25 years in this house on Pleasant Valley Road?

Is it haunted? You be the judge! Join us for a tour and bring your tablets and phones for an immersive digital experience!

Come view the incredible Caetani collection of artwork, artifacts and memorabilia, including Sveva Caetani’s Recapitulation series of over 50 large scale watercolour paintings, family photographs and home movies!

Learn about the fascinating world of this elusive branch of the Caetani family, descendants of Italian royalty, and their intriguing story, available to the public for the first time since the house was donated to the Greater Vernon community in 1994.

Watch a 5-minute video that gives a sense of Sveva’s life and the Caetani Centre.\