Extras are your tour enhancements.
The added bonus.
The things that make your visit worth while.
The perks that make Glensheen the most visited house museum in the Midwest.
Extras change seasonally. So if there is an extra you’re excited about, we highly recommend planning a trip sooner than later!
The Treasure Book
Available for $1 at ticketing
Explore Glensheen with Tim the Fox as your guide! He will help make sure you don’t miss any of the cool details while on your tour. Plus, he shares exclusive information on objects in each room! This is the perfect activity to keep the kiddos engaged and excited on tour. Once you’ve I-spied all of the items in the Treasure Book, make sure to claim your prize at the end of the tour!
Shark on the Lake
Open daily | July – August | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
FREE for tour guests & members
$5 Grounds Admission for the community // non-tour guests
Youth 15-years-old & under receive a FREE Grounds Admission with the purchase of an adult Grounds Admission.
Shark on the Lake is a family-friendly, outdoor space with local Love Creamery ice cream and local drinks available for purchase. Imagine you and your family enjoying a perfect Duluth day on Glensheen’s Lake Superior shoreline with ice cream and a drink in hand. The kids can throw rocks into the Lake and eat local Love Creamery ice cream while you and your partner sit down and enjoy a local beer, glass of wine, or signature cocktail – the Sharktail.
WHERE IS IT LOCATED EXACTLY ON THE GLENSHEEN ESTATE?
Follow the yellow line from the parking lot to the Lake.
You will see the giant wooden shark, wood hut, and bar.
IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE?
There are picnic tables that allow for ample physical distance spacing between groups.
IS THERE FOOD AVAILABLE?
Get food delivered, like Sammy’s pizza, right to the shore.
Yes, most places will deliver directly to your picnic table!
Or bring your own picnic (no outside alcohol is allowed.)
WHAT KIND OF DRINKS ARE THERE?
Local beer like Bent Paddle and Castle Danger.
The signature cocktail is the Sharktail, made with liquor from the local, Vikre Distillery.
Local bar service from Catering by Bellisio’s
WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO DO AT SHARK ON THE LAKE?
Explore the 12-acre estate! Relax. Enjoy Lake Superior. Skip rocks.
Bring a picnic, get food delivered. Let the kids run around.
CAN I BRING FIDO WITH ME?
Only service animals are allowed on the estate per University of Minnesota policy.
HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?
Give us a call, (888) 454-4536 or (218) 726-8910.