Glensheen, The Historic Congdon Estate, Duluth

4.4
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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  • We visited in December when it was decorated for Christmas. It was so beautiful. There was even a pianist playing Christmas songs for us! And the famous sugar cookies! Very good tour and the app.....  more »
  • Great way to spend 1-2 hours. The staff is friendly and informative. The self-guided tour allows you to take as little or as much time as you want.  more »

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