The final Summer Tour is FULL. Thank you for your interest. Please check our website next May for a list of 2013 Summer Tour dates.
The final tour date is August 21 for those who have made reservation.
Interior tours explore the first floor of the Residence, showcasing the sustained beauty of several original decorative highlights, as well as added modern amenities to the 100 year old home. The 20-minute tours will be guided by docents from the Women’s Organization of the Minnesota Historical Society. The program is appropriate for children six years of age and older. Tours will begin every 10 minutes, starting at 10:30 am with the final tour commencing at 12:00 noon. Each tour is limited to 20 people. Photo identification is required for entry, as well as a printed e-mail confirmation that will be sent out upon reservation.
Reservations are required. Tours are FULL. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any changes in your reservations.
The grounds and gardens are open during public tours and do not require reservations. Docents will be stationed throughout the grounds to provide information about historic lawn games, sustainable agriculture, historic gardens and current plantings. There will be a children’s activity, as well as a chance to visit the vegetable gardens. Interior tours will conclude in the gardens where guests will be able to meander as they desire. The grounds will be open until 1:00 pm to allow sufficient time for the final group to tour the gardens. The grounds and gardens will be open weather permitting. In case of rain, only the interior will be open for reserved tours.