Take a fascinating glimpse into a transformational time in history and hear stories that bring this 1891 house to life.
Thursday – Sunday, January – November
Learn about James J. Hill’s influence on the region and about his network of family members, servants, workers, and guests. Marvel at the impressive house details such as chandeliers, stained glass, and hand-carved woodwork sprawled throughout the home.
Admission includes self-guided access to the first floor of the mansion and a 60-minute guided tour of the entire house.
December 1 – 31, 2023
Experience Christmas, 1910—both upstairs and downstairs—in the sumptuous Gilded Age mansion of railroad titan James J. Hill. Admission includes self-guided access to holiday-themed exhibits and a 60-minute guided tour highlighting holiday stories and memories from both the Hill family and their staff.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at areas of the James J. Hill House that are not featured on the standard house tour including the attic theater space, gate house and storage areas generally off-limits to visitors.
Guides will highlight artifacts and fixtures in the home with personal stories from the Hill family and domestic workers. Some locations, including the attic and gate house are not wheelchair accessible.