Tour Details

Do you love Glensheen’s gardens? Do you dream of hydrangeas, honeybees, and horticulture?

With the ALL NEW Head Gardener tour, roam the grounds with Glensheen’s Head Gardener Emily while learning about the history of Glensheen’s bewitching gardens and how they’re preserved today.

Wander through the vegetable gardens while learning about the greenhouses. Explore the Congdon’s prized formal garden while learning how they were kept year-round. Hear all about the University of Minnesota’s experimental rose garden while observing its beauty firsthand.

The Head Gardener Tour is offered Wednesdays at 10 am. Please call at least 48 hours in advance or reserve your tickets online here

This guided tour includes General Admission. 


  • With General Membership $12
  • Adult $30
    16 & up
  • Senior $28
    62 & up
  • Veteran $28
  • Youth $19
    6-15 years old
  • Child FREE
    5 & under

”The grounds have a garden like I have never seen before.“

”The grounds were breathtaking with a large fountain, formal gardens, a huge vegetable garden and research garden for bees.“

”Walk the grounds and see one of the only clay tennis courts in the country, a working garden, and several work buildings. And all on property right on Lake Superior - you can't beat the view!“


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