(903) 592-3533


We would love to have you visit!

Drop by to tour the McClendon House. The house is normally open Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 to 4:00. However, check the house tour information on the main page for updates or temporary changes of hours.

$7 per person
FREE for children 12 and under!

Large tours may be booked in advance for other hours and at discounted rates for groups of 10 or more.

If enough advance notice is given, costumed docents can host your tour.

Contact the McClendon House to arrange for your group to tour our wonderful Victorian house by completing the form below.

All proceeds are for maintenance and restoration of the McClendon House.

* If you wish costumed docents, please give us some information as to what you might like and when you might want to do your tour.


Our Story

The Bonner-Whitaker-McClendon House, built in 1878, received designation as a Tyler Historic Landmark in 1984. Also recorded as a Texas Historic Landmark the house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Of the 76 homes or buildings listed in the Tyler Register of Historic Places, only two are available for tours: The Goodman-Le-Grand Home which is owned and operated as the Goodman Museum by the city of Tyler and the McClendon House which is self-financed and self-sustaining.

Watch the video below or click here for more information.




Sarah McClendon – A pioneer in the world of broadcasting & an icon at presidential news conferences for over eight Presidents.


Come see us!



Tours: Friday / Saturday

10:00AM -4:00PM




(903) 592-3533


806 W. Houston
Tyler, TX  75702