June 4

Historic, Kids & Family

Nooks and Crannies Tour

Next Upcoming Date: Tuesday, June 4 2019

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the back staircases, dust chutes, silver vault and more on this tour of the historic James J. Hill House.

Location: James J. Hill House

Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

240 Summit Avenue , Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Visitors will see the top-floor attic with original theater, take the back stairs to the basement, view storage areas not on the regular tour, and take a peek inside the gatehouse overlooking Summit Avenue. Guides will also discuss the technological innovations present in the house at the time of its construction in the late 19th century, and the difficulties of preserving such a building today. Tours run 90 minutes and leave every half hour between 5 pm and 7:30 pm. This tour involves climbing up and down multiple flights of stairs. Some locations, including the attic and gatehouse, are not wheelchair accessible. .



Admission: $18 adults, $16 seniors and college students, $14 ages 5-17, MNHS members save 20%

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Nooks And Crannies Tour
Upcoming Dates
  • Tuesday, June 4
  • Tuesday, June 11
  • Tuesday, June 18
  • Tuesday, June 25
  • Tuesday, July 2
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