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TOUR OPTIONS:

  • Summer CLASSIC Tour | Purchase SUMMER tickets here
    • Open Daily | May - September | Entry 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

     

  • Self-Guided Christmas CLASSIC Tour | Tickets available onsite or Purchase Here
    • Open Daily | March 1 - April 4 | Entry 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

 

  • Self-Guided Christmas FULL MANSION Tour | Tickets available onsite while supplies last
    • Open Daily | March 1 - April 4 | Entry 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | LIMITED AVAILABILITY

 

  • Self-Guided Christmas CANDLELIGHT Tour | Tickets available onsite or Purchase Here 
    • Fridays & Saturdays | March 1 - March 13 | Entry 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Includes SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTS admission!
    • Fridays & Saturdays | March 14 - April 4 | Entry 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
      • Includes SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTS admission!

 

  • Self-Guided SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTS Display | Reservations Required | Reserve Here
    • Fridays & Saturdays | March 1 - April 4 | Evenings

 

 

 

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS:

  • The following tours—CLASSIC TOURS and CANDLELIGHTS—are available for purchase onsite or online.
    • Upon arrival, all guests will be welcomed at the Carriage House ticketing area. To maintain a safe touring experience for all, guests will form a single line spaced 6 feet from other groups with paced admission into the mansion. 
  • The following tour—FULL MANSION—is only available for purchase onsite.
    • Upon arrival, all guests will be welcomed at the Carriage House ticketing area. To maintain a safe touring experience for all, guests will form a single line spaced 6 feet from other groups with paced admission into the mansion. 
    • Due to reduced capacities, FULL MANSION tours may sell out and may not be available at the time of your visit. Reservations are unavailable.
  • To attend ONLY the free, outdoor light display—SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTSwithout access to the mansion, advanced reservations are required. Click Here to Reserve. 
    • Special note for CANDLELIGHT TOUR guests: Candlelight Tour guests do not need to make reservations to view the Spirit of the Lights display. All Candlelight tour guests will receive Spirit of the Lights admission included with their purchase. Candlelight Tour tickets are only available for purchase onsite. 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Christmas CANDLELIGHT Tour

  • Fridays & Saturdays | March 1 - March 13 | Entry 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Fridays & Saturdays | March 14 - April 4 | Entry 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • An evening, self-guided experience of the mansion's most famous rooms on the lower level, first and second floors of the mansion. Interpretive signage and downloadable app with audio tour available. Includes Spirit of the Lights Admission. Candlelight Christmas Tour tickets are valid any evening the tour is offered. Est. Tour Time: 60 minutes

CLASSIC Tour

  • Open Daily | March 1 - April 4 | Entry 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
  • Open Daily | May - September | Entry 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • A self-guided, family-friendly experience of the mansion's most famous rooms on the lower level, first and second floors of the mansion. Interpretive signage and downloadable app with audio tour available. Classic Tour tickets are valid to be redeemed up to one year from purchase date. Est. Tour Time: 60 minutes
    • Looking for FULL MANSION Tickets? 
      • Full Mansion Tickets are only available to be purchased on site. Due to capacity limitations, Full Mansion tickets may sell out and may not be available at the time of your visit. Reservations are unavailable.
      • A self-guided experience of the lower level, first, second, third, and attic floors of the mansion. Interpretive signage and downloadable app with audio tour available. Includes all rooms seen on the Classic TourEst. Tour Time: 90 minutes 

VIRTUAL Guided Tour | Christmas Tour with Jane

  • See the Christmas trees, hidden elves, and the mansion decorated for Christmas. Hear Congdon Christmas stories as Jane, Glensheen's official holiday ambassador, guides you through the most famous rooms of the mansion. Virtual Tour Run Time: 15 minutes
  • How it Works: After your purchase, we will email you a unique, private link that will enable access to the Virtual Tour. You may watch the tour multiple times. 

VIRTUAL Guided Tour | In-Depth Tour with Milissa

  • Have you ever wondered what's inside the cabinets and drawers of Glensheen? Explore the Mansion's nooks & crannies, drawers & cabinets and dare we say SECRET COMPARTMENTS. Hear the behind-the-scenes stories with Glensheen's Key Master, Milissa Brooks-Ojibway. Virtual Tour Run Time: 20 minutes
  • How it Works: After your purchase, we will email you a unique, private link that will enable access to the Virtual Tour. You may watch the tour multiple times.

SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTS | Outdoor light display | Reservations required

  • Reservations Required: Due to capacity restrictions, advanced reservations are required to attend this FREE event. Ticketing for Spirit of the Lights will be issued via a party system. Each ticket will be valid for one group of people. Each group will include all of the members of your party from 1 to 10 people. (1 ticket = your group of up to 10 people). Please note: Spirit of the Light Admission does NOT include admission to the mansion.
  • Accessibility is Limited: Due to the natural aesthetic of this event, a majority of the pathways will be unplowed and may be covered in snow and ice. Winter boots are strongly suggested. Guests may also bring their own snowshoes. Strollers, wheelchairs, and other items with wheels are not recommended.

Christmas PHOTOMEET

Sunday, March 14 | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

The mansion and estate are yours to explore and capture the magic of the season! A prize for the Best Photo will be awarded. If you are sharing your images on social media please tag @Glensheen and use #glensheenchristmas. The best photo will win a Glensheen Candlelight Tour for two and a one-night stay at a local hotel. Registration is first come, first served. Capacities exist.

Two types of registration:

  • Grounds-only access | Reservations required:
    • Entrance to the grounds is available anytime between 7PM - 9PM. This option does not include access inside any buildings on the estate. Capacities exist.
  • Mansion-only access | Reservations required:
    • Entrance to the mansion is available at the time stated on your ticket. Please refrain from arriving at the front door of the mansion until your entry time. Entry into the mansion will be staggered to allow for proper distancing, please be patient and be prepared to wait outside. Glensheen is a museum and has a "no touching" policy to best preserve the mansion. Please be mindful of this with tripods and setting up your shot. Capacity: 50 guests.

While this is a free event that is open to the public, please consider supporting Glensheen by becoming a member