Tour Details


Self-guided Christmas Tours | Friday, November 12 – Saturday, January 8, 2022

Open Daily | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

CLOSED November 25 + December 24 & 25


About the Classic Tour

See 25 Christmas Trees & I-spy 25 hidden elves,

Admire Glensheen’s most famous rooms,

Explore the 12-acre lakeside estate,

Enjoy the extras and family-friendly experience,

Immerse yourself in the stories of the Congdon family,

And experience an unforgettable mansion on this self-guided tour.


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

Grounds Admission is included with the purchase of any mansion tour. 

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.


Purchase Classic Tour Tickets Online or Onsite



(Please remember to check in with the Ticket House when you arrive to redeem your pre-purchased tickets.)

IN-PERSON: Upon arrival, all guests will be welcomed at the Ticket House where day-of tickets are available for purchase.


Want to see the entire mansion?

The Full Mansion Tour is a self-guided experience that explores all five floors of the mansion. Full Mansion tour tickets are only available for purchase onsite as capacities allow. Learn more about the Full Mansion Tour.




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].




Thank you to Midwest Radio for their support of Glensheen’s Christmas season




Tour Hours

OPEN DAILY | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Last Full Mansion tour ticket sold at 4:30 pm

Grounds and Gift Shop close at 6:00 pm

BONUS EVENING DATES | Dec. 19 - Dec. 22

Evening Candlelight Tours 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Outdoor Spirit of the Lights display | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CLOSED | Dec. 24 & Dec. 25

Tour operations will resume on Sunday, Dec. 26


  • With Membership FREE
  • UMD Students FREE
    With valid UMD ID.
  • Active Duty Military FREE
    Active Duty military member, spouse & children.
  • Adult $20
    16 & up
  • Senior $16
    62 & up
  • Veteran $16
  • Youth $7
    6-15 years old
  • Child FREE
    5 & under
  • Limited Income Adult $6
    Call (218) 726-8910 or inquire onsite at the Ticket House for more details
  • Limited Income Child $4
    Call (218) 726-8910 or inquire onsite at the Ticket House for more details
  • Limited Mobility $5
    See the Lower Level and First Floor. The Second Floor will be shown on a video.

”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