General Admission - Glensheen

Tour Details

THE MANSION IS OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED,

ONE-WAY TRAFFIC, WITH REDUCED CAPACITY TOURS.

HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES ARE IN PLACE.

Per the University of Minnesota, all staff and visitors are required to wear a mask while indoors. Free masks are available. Thank you for understanding.

 

General Admission tickets are available for pre-purchase.

There are no set dates and/or times for self-guided tour tickets.

Admittance into the mansion will be staggered based on mansion capacities at the time.

Please note, there may be wait times to fulfill the need of physical distancing.

 

ALL GUESTS MUST CHECK IN AT THE CARRIAGE HOUSE

Please give yourself plenty of time to enjoy Glensheen!

The last General Admission of the day is at 4:30 pm.

The Mansion closes at 5:00 pm. The Grounds close at 5:30 pm. 

 

Access to the grounds is included in Full Mansion and General Admission tours.

If you purchase a Full Mansion or General Admission tour, you DO NOT need to purchase a Grounds Pass.

 

Credit card payment is recommended to minimize contact.

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

To learn more about Glensheen’s Safety Plan, please visit our Reopening Page.

 

About the General Admission tour

This family-friendly, self-guided tour showcases Midwest’s most visited house museum which is a stunning 39-room mansion built by an iron-ore tycoon as the gateway to the North Shore on Lake Superior. Explore the mansion and soak in the luxurious interiors and stories of the Congdon family.

PLUS, the grounds are included! Everything that is included in Grounds Admission is also included on a General Admission and Full Mansion tour.

This tour is a self-guided experience of the lower level, first and second floors. Interpretive signage and downloadable app with audio tour available. Est. Time: 1 hour

 

Want to see the whole 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.

 

Try the new Glensheen App

The app includes an audio tour and maps to enhance your experience.

The app is free to download in the Apple App Store and Google Play.

 

Tour Enhancements

Learn about the added activities and extras that guests can expect when visiting. Tour enhancements and extras include things like a mansion scavenger hunt or a spot on our shoreline to buy ice cream! Take me to the perks.

 

Accessibility

The main floor and lower level of the mansion are wheelchair accessible. The Second, Third Floor and Attic are not wheelchair accessible, there are videos available upon request that show these floors.

Please also see our Limited Mobility pricing. For more information regarding accessibility, please visit our Accessibility page.

 

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OPEN DAILY for SELF-GUIDED Tours

Monday - Sunday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Last ticket for the day sold at 4:30 pm, estate closes at 5:00 pm

Pricing

  • With Membership FREE
  • UMD Students FREE
    With valid UMD ID.
  • Active Duty Military FREE
    Active Duty military member, spouse & children.
  • Adult $18
    16 & up
  • Senior $16
    62 & up
  • Veteran $16
  • Youth $7
    6-15 years old
  • Child FREE
    5 & under
  • 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.“

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