Tour Details


  • Fridays & Saturdays* | November 24 – December 30
    • *CLOSED December 24 & 25
  • Bonus Dates: December 26 to 28
  • Hours: 5PM – 8PM (Classic) & 5PM – 7:30PM (Full Mansion)


On a Candlelight tour, you will find yourself in the mansion engulfed by the glow of the Christmas tree lights and candlelights at night. This gorgeous display will surely make it onto your yearly Christmas bucket list. On this self-guided tour, guests will experience the decorated first floor, second floor, and lower level of the Christmas mansion. NEW IN 2023: Glensheen will offer FULL MANSION Candlelight Tours on the same days we offer Classic Candlelight Tours. Explore all 5 floors of the mansion for the first time this year during candlelight tours! Tickets for Full Mansion Candlelight Tours can only be purchased in person starting at 5PM on the day you wish to tour (see dates below).

The Classic Candlelight tour is a self-guided experience of the lower level, first, and second floors. The Full Mansion Candlelight tour is a self-guided experience of the lower level, first floor, second floor, third floor, and attic.

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: 60 minutes (Classic), 90 minutes (Full Mansion)

Additional ACCESSIBILITY(opens in new window) information.

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



Must be purchased in person at the Glensheen ticket house. Please be aware that, due to capacity limits, we may sell out of tickets at various points throughout the evening.



Friday, November 24

Saturday, November 25

Friday, December 1

Saturday, December 2

Friday, December 8

Saturday, December 9

Friday, December 15

Saturday, December 16

Friday, December 22

Saturday, December 23

Tuesday, December 26

Wednesday, December 27

Thursday, December 28

Friday, December 29

Saturday, December 30

(Note that tickets can also be purchased in person at Glensheen on the day of Candlelight Tours)

Candlelight Christmas Tours Hours

5PM – 8PM (Classic) & 5PM – 7:30PM (Full Mansion) | See Select Dates Below

Fridays & Saturdays in Nov. & Dec. starting Nov. 24 (Bonus Dates: Dec 26-28)


  • Classic | Adult $25
    18 & up
  • Classic | Senior $23
    62 & up
  • Classic | Veteran $23
  • Classic | Youth $13
    6-17 years old
  • Classic | Child FREE
    5 & under
  • Classic | UMD Student FREE
    FREE with valid student ID
  • Classic | Members $12
  • Classic | Museums for All $3
    With EBT or Medical Assistance Card
  • Full Mansion | Adult $35
    18 & up
  • Full Mansion | Senior $33
    62 & up
  • Full Mansion | Veteran $33
  • Full Mansion | Youth $20
    6-17 years old
  • Full Mansion | Child FREE
    5 & under
  • Full Mansion | Members $18
  • Full Mansion | Museums for All $3
    With EBT or Medical Assistance Card

”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.“


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