UPDATE: Beginning Saturday, November 21 all in-person operations will suspend and observe a temporary closure.
Read Glensheen’s full statement.
November 24, 2020 – December 27, 20 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Due to capacity limitations, ALL MANSION TOURS (General Admission, Full Mansion, & Candlelight) tickets are ONLY available for purchase ONSITE
About the Candlelight 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.
CANDLELIGHT TOURS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE BY PURCHASING ONSITE
Due to limited capacity, Candlelight tours may sell out and may not be available at the time of your visit.
For a higher likelihood of tour availability, we recommend visiting on a weekday.
Please note that the last Candlelight tour ticket is sold at 7:00 pm.
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.
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.
Thank you to Midwest Communications for their community collaboration this holiday season.
GLENSHEEN IS CLOSED
All in-person operations are currently suspended
Beginning Saturday, November 21 for four weeks
With General Membership $5
Adult $2016 & up
Senior $1862 & up
Youth $126-15 years old
Child FREE5 & 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.“