Glensheen Mansion3300 London Rd
Duluth, MN 55804
Located on London Rd, 5 mi N of downtown Duluth. Take I-35 N to No. Shore exit #259 and watch for sign on right.Get Directions
This magnificent 39-room mansion and estate offers a rare and intact view of the early 20th-century life of one of Minnesota's most wealthy and influential families.
Explore the Congdon estate including over 12-acres of formal gardens, vegetable gardens, trails and boathouse with pier to take in Lake Superior.
Built between 1905 and 1908 for Chester and Clara Congdon, Glensheen is an architectural and decorative arts masterpiece telling the story of the Northland's mining history.
Guided tours last approximately 1 hour for a Classic offering and 1 and half for Full Mansion tour. Speciality tours such as Nooks & Crannies, Flashlight, Premier and Kayak are also available. Check our web page for seasonal events, rates, reservations and more information.
Venue rentals for parties, dinners, weddings and more are available. Full information can be found on our website.
Glensheen is open daily from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission is charged.
Get Wowed at Glensheen, Minnesota's most visited historic home, rated #1 on Trip Advisor for best Paid Attraction in Duluth.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Adults $15, Seniors $14, Children (ages 6-12) $9, ages 5 and under are free, Family $45, grounds pass $5. Free parking.
See glensheen.org for more pricing information.
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Water conservation/wastewater management plan
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Banquet facilities maximum capacity: 300
- Catering available
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
- Meeting/convention facilities maximum capacity: 120
- Number of meeting rooms: 4
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 1222 reviews
My favorite part was it was self guided . We could go at our own pace and explore the grounds at our leisure. Loved it.
— cherylrI6765JL, July 8, 2020
We visited when we came to town to view the Christmas lights. We had a great guide who was full of information on the Congdon family. It was quite beautiful inside. We would love to walk the...
— Sandy O, July 1, 2020
This mansion was gorgeous and had all original furniture! We got the general admission ticket and felt like we got a full experience inside and outside. The gardens were kept up and blooming.
— sumdog99, June 30, 2020
We caught the last tour & did all levels. Luckily, it was just my husband, son & I in the group. Great experience and history lesson for our 12 year old. After, you can leisurely explore the...
— JoMarieHa, June 23, 2020
I've visited many different mansions over the past few years. This was one of the best preserved and most elegant I've seen. We went when it was decorated for Christmas, so I would highly recommend...
— Lindsey C, April 5, 2020