James J. Hill House240 Summit Ave
St Paul, MN 55102
1/2 block W of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Parking on Summit Ave. & adjacent streets. GPS: 44.9454,-93.1093Get Directions
Explore upstairs and downstairs life in Minnesota's Downton Abbey—a 36,000-square-foot mansion built for railroad titan James J. Hill.
Hours & Dates
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Sunday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$10 adults, $8 seniors, veterans/active military, and college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 495 reviews
Great job by Sophie our host. She gave us a great tour of the location, told us about the history and the family. If you have some time it is worth the stop. The house was way ahead of its time for...
— H1265YJjohnl, January 23, 2020
This house was certainly built to impress, no money spared! Great location, prime site on its street with equally impressive neighbours. It would seem that James Hill didn’t actually spend much time...
— Madogfechan, January 13, 2020
The home and the history is amazing. The tour guide was very good. But for a historical home I was very disappointed in the Christmas decorations up
— 712amaym, December 30, 2019
This place has been on my list for many years and I finally decided to make my way over to see it with a friend. The kicker was the "holiday decorations" that they touted so I thought it would put...
— JimRiesterer, December 18, 2019
Had a fantastic visit to the Hill Mansion. Because it was a Saturday in Christmas it is self-paced rather than guided. I have done both and happy I did the guided visit firat as I could spend more...
— Traveler56938933042, December 16, 2019