Bettendorf Castle will continue to host large group tours. Starting in May 1, 2019 through Nov. 1, 2019, The Bettendorf Castle will host private group tours on certain dates for smaller groups. If you would like to book a tour, available dates / prices will be posted on the website and instructions to follow. The guided tours will take you around the exterior grounds of the historic castle and you will learn about the builder (Teddy Bettendorf) and how he built the various features of the castle, the history and future plans for renovations to help preserve the castle. Also, a new gift shop will be open.