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
- General Admission (Adult): $18.00
- General Admission (Youth 6-15): $7.00
- General Admission (Child 5 & under): FREE
- Full Mansion (Adult): $30.00
- Full Mansion (Youth 6-15): $19.00
- Full Mansion (Child 5 & under): FREE
Check glensheen.org for up to date tour and rate information.
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Transportation-related policies or programs
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Water conservation/wastewater management plan
- Accessible to disabled
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 1244 reviews
We came during snow storm. They didn’t have a tour guide for whole house tour (attic time basement) but there was someone on each floor to answer any questions you had while touring. Didn’t get to do...
— acm32068, October 23, 2020
Even on a cold autumn day this was a great place to spend a few hours walking these grounds.
This well-maintained huge mansion shows is how the wealthy lived atmosphere a time when Duluth was...
— Mark H, October 22, 2020
We took the self-guided tour of Glensheen Estate and found it fascinating. It was especially impressive to see the home complete with almost all of the original furnishings used by the family...
— lindakimberley, October 14, 2020
Glensheen is an excellent example of early 20th century for the wealthy. The property has been well maintained over the years and is furnished with period furniture. During the self guide tour, you...
— Richard S, October 13, 2020
Absolutely an amazing place to see on the lake. Really neat to see a place this old looking so good. Grounds were awesome to walk around and explore. Only bummer was we got there 15 minutes after...
— JasonofWoodbury, October 11, 2020