General Admission - Glensheen

Tour Details

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.

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

UPGRADE: For just $12 you can upgrade your General Admission to a Full Mansion tour. 

The Full Mansion tour includes the self-guided General Admission tour of the main floor, second floor, and lower level. PLUS, a guided experience on the Boys Floor.


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.



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. 



To learn more about General Admission, click HERE




Due to COVID-19 and the Minnesota Department of Health’s recommendations for ensuring a social distance of 6 feet, Glensheen will be closed to the public until further noticce

Refunds for pre-purchased tour tickets with tour dates of March 14, 2020 - March 31, 2020 were refunded on Monday, March 16, 2020.


  • 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.“


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