Classic - Glensheen

Tour Details

Extended Hours for MEA Weekend!

10/19-10/22, Glensheen will be offering the Classic Tour from 9AM – 7PM.

This family-friendly tour showcases Midwest’s most visited house museum which is a stunning 39-room mansion built by an iron-ore tycoon as the gateway to the North Shore on Lake Superior. Explore the mansion with your guide and soak in the luxurious interiors and stories of the Congdon Family. 

The Classic Tour includes the lower level, first and second floor.

Treasure Book ($1/ea): Enhance your family-friendly Glensheen experience with the new Treasure Hunt, and follow along with Tim the Fox to find Glensheen’s keepsakes. As an interactive guide for children, this fun and educational book will engage the little ones in your group.

Passbook ($2/ea): Read facts not included on the tour, and see photos rarely viewed or shared. Document your memories in a separate section reserved for custom tour stamps. Don’t forget to bring the Passbook on all your adventures at Glensheen. There’s a stamp for each tour you take!

Both are available for purchase online (click here) and onsite.

MEA Weekend Hours: 10/19 - 10/22

Glensheen is offering extended hours for a variety of tours over MEA weekend!

Normal tours will be from 9AM - 7PM with Flashlight Tours going until 10PM.

Normal Tour Hours

Open Daily from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The last tour of the day begins at 4:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased on site based on availability and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. During periods of high demand, tours fill quickly. Advanced, online reservations are encouraged.

Gift Shop Hours

Friday - Sunday from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

A tour pass is not required to shop at the Gift Shop, so shop at your leisure for all of your personal and gift-giving needs.

Grounds Hours

Open Daily from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Those who purchase either a Grounds Pass or any tour ticket are welcome to enjoy the grounds during normal grounds hours.


  • With Annual Pass FREE
  • UMD Students FREE
    With valid UMD ID.
  • Active Duty Military FREE
    Active Duty military member, spouse & children. With valid ID - walk-up only.
  • Family $45
    2 parents/guardians & children in the family 17 or younger
  • Adult $15
    13 & up
  • Senior $14
    62 & up
  • Child $9
  • Youth FREE
    5 & under

”We did the basic tour and will be back to see more! The exterior is pretty, but the interior and the back story are incredible!“

”This home is a MUST-SEE for any Duluth trip. Do NOT miss out...“

”One can actually close their eyes and imagine what it must have been like to live on the lake in such a sumptuous dwelling.“

”You can't come to Duluth and not visit this place! It's beautiful and interesting! You feel like you've stepped back in time.“


Come see why Glensheen Mansion, perched on the shore of Lake Superior, is the most visited historic home in Minnesota.

3300 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804