UPDATE: Beginning Saturday, November 21 all in-person operations will suspend and observe a temporary closure.
Read Glensheen’s full statement.
Friday, November 13, 2020, – Saturday, January 9, 2021
(Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day)
Due to capacity limitations, ALL MANSION TOURS (General Admission, Full Mansion, & Candlelight) tickets are ONLY available for purchase ONSITE
About General Admission
Admire 25 Christmas trees,
Count the 25 hidden elves,
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 on this self-guided tour.
The General Admission tour is a family-friendly, self-guided tour that showcases 25 Christmas Trees and 25 Hidden Elves on display for the holiday season in the Midwest’s most-visited house museum. See the mansion’s most famous rooms on the General Admission tour like the Breakfast Room (Green Room), Living Room, and Library. This is the perfect tour for a family with young kids or a first-time visitor.
The General Admission 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.
Want to see the entire mansion? For $12 more you can upgrade your General Admission to a Full Mansion tour. The Full Mansion tour is a self-guided experience that explores all five floors of the mansion.
HEALTH & SAFETY TOUR OPERATIONS
- To keep building capacities reduced, admittance into the mansion is granted based on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Therefore, General Admission Tours do not have a specific tour date or tour time assigned.
- In order to maintain reduced building capacities and to keep ample distance between guests, please be prepared to stand in line.
- ALL GUESTS TOURING THE MANSION MUST CHECK IN WITH TICKETING IN THE CARRIAGE HOUSE
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 Membership FREE
UMD Students FREEWith valid UMD ID.
Active Duty Military FREEActive Duty military member, spouse & children.
Adult $1816 & up
Senior $1662 & up
Youth $76-15 years old
Child FREE5 & under
Limited Mobility $5See 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.“