Candlelight Christmas - Glensheen

Tour Details

Self-guided Candlelight Christmas tours will be offered Friday and Saturday nights from March 5, 2021 – April 3, 2021.

 

Purchase Candlelight Tour Tickets Online or Onsite

To purchase self-guided Candlelight Tour tickets online, PURCHASE HERE.

To keep building capacities reduced, admittance into the mansion is granted based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Therefore, Candlelight Tours do not have a specific tour date or tour time assigned. Guests who purchase online can simply arrive within the entry times:

  • Fridays & Saturdays | March 14 – April 4 | Entry 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

ONSITE PURCHASERS – PLEASE NOTE:

 Candlelight Tours will be available for purchase onsite from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm.

 

About the Candlelight Tour

Count the 25 hidden elves,

Admire 25 Christmas trees at night,

Enjoy the extras and family-friendly experience,

Rest assured with health & safety measures,

Immerse yourself in the Christmas stories of the Congdon family,

And explore an unforgettable Christmas mansion at night on this self-guided tour.

On a Candlelight tour, guests will find themselves in the mansion engulfed by the glow of the Christmas tree lights at night. This gorgeous display will surely make it onto your yearly Christmas bucket list, as you are fully immersed in what it must have been like for the Congdons on a magical Christmas evening. On this self-guided tour, one-way traffic tour, guests will experience the decorated first floor, second floor, and lower level of the Christmas mansion.

 

The Candlelight tour is a self-guided experience of the lower level, first, and second floors.

Interpretive signage and downloadable app with audio tour available.

The signage and app include all of your favorite information from the guided tours!

Est. Time: 1 hour.

Additional ACCESSIBILITY information.

*Glensheen requests that guests do not bring their own flashlights.

 

What to expect when arriving at the mansion

  • ALL GUESTS (including members and those with pre-purchased tickets) MUST CHECK IN WITH TICKETING IN THE CARRIAGE HOUSE
  • In order to maintain reduced building capacities and to keep ample distance between guests, please be prepared to stand in line.
  • To keep building capacities reduced, admittance into the mansion is granted based on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, Candlelight Tours do not have a specific tour date or tour time assigned. Guests will simply arrive within the entry times:
    • Fridays & Saturdays | March 1 – March 13 | Entry 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    • Fridays & Saturdays | March 14 – April 4 | Entry 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

 

 

SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTS

PLUS! As a tour perk, Candlelight Tour guests do not need to make reservations for the outdoor light display, Spirit of the Lights. Reservations for the outdoor Spirit of the Lights display are INCLUDED with the purchase of a Candlelight tour.

NOTICE: ACCESSIBILITY IS EXTREMELY LIMITED. Due to the natural aesthetic of this event, a majority of the pathways will be unplowed and may be covered in snow and ice. Winter boots are strongly suggested. Guests may also bring their own snowshoes. Strollers, wheelchairs, and other items with wheels are not recommended.

 

 

Health & Safety Updates

THE MANSION IS OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED,

ONE-WAY TRAFFIC, WITH REDUCED CAPACITY TOURS.

Per the University of Minnesota, all staff and visitors are required to wear a mask while indoors and outdoors when navigating pathways as 6 feet of distance may be difficult to maintain with 2-way traffic on outdoor pathways. Free masks are available. Thank you for understanding.

We encourage all visitors to consider conducting health screening before entering the facility.

To learn more about Glensheen’s Safety Plan, please visit HEALTH & SAFETY.

 

 

Please visit our ACCESSIBILITY page to learn more about available accommodations. For additional information or to request accommodation, please contact us at 888-454-4536 or [email protected].

 

 

Tour Hours

Pricing

  • With General Membership $5
  • Adult $20
    16 & up
  • Senior $18
    62 & up
  • Veteran $18
  • Youth $12
    6-15 years old
  • Child FREE
    5 & under

”It was snowing and so beautiful all decorated for Christmas.“

”Beautiful decorations in every room and the library contains a tree with the family's personal Christmas ornaments.“

Location

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