Neighborhood Walking Tours

Get an insider look at this historic neighborhood, from architectural gems to colorful tales of the people who lived and worked there.

Summit Avenue Walking Tour does not include house tour.

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Summit Avenue Walking Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, May–September

St. Paul's Summit Avenue is the longest stretch of Victorian mansions remaining in the country. Guides talk about the architecture, social history, and preservation issues of the historic neighborhood.

  • Tours are 90 minutes
  • The tour starts at the James J. Hill House and covers 1.5 miles
  • Tours do not include building interiors
  • All areas are handicapped accessible, but some side streets are cobblestone and have historic stone curbs
  • $10-14/MNHS members save 20%