Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, Duluth

4.5
Experience early 20th-century luxury and a collection of artifacts at Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate. The house was completed in 1908 as the home of successful lawyer and investor Chester Congdon and his wife, Clara. The 39-room mansion and the surrounding 2.8 ha (7 acre) estate is now owned by the University of Minnesota-Duluth. You can tour the gardens and the interior, which is adorned with mahogany, silk, and gold leaf. Much of the furniture, decorations, and other items are the original pieces that were brought into the house in 1908. Tours are conducted frequently, so you won't have to wait long for one, and you can also purchase the tickets online. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Duluth using our trip planner.
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  • If you like turn of the century architecture, old homes or a mystery. The Glensheen mansion is a must visit . Very well kept , lots of exotic furnishings and an underlying mystery make for a interesti...  more »
  • There are many tours to choose from. My wife and I have done many of them and they all show great places in the mansion. Owned by the University of Minnesota and staffed by mainly students you get a g...  more »

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