Holiday Events 2020

Create lasting memories when you gather for an MNHS holiday house tour, performance, or another holiday event. Each ticket purchase supports the Minnesota Historical Society and helps preserve our state’s history.

Featured events

Christmas Traditions Guided House Tour

James J. Hill House, St. Paul

Nov 27–Dec 29 • Wed–Fri, 10 am–3:30 pm; Sun, 1–3:30 pm • $8-12/MNHS members save 20%

Discover the Christmas traditions of the turn-of-the-century Hill family and servants. As guides lead you through the mansion, they’ll share family stories and memories that still resonate today. Tours last 60 minutes.

A Victorian Christmas


Nov 29–Dec 29 • Thu–Sat, 10 am–4:30 pm;
Sun, Noon–3:30 pm • $8–12/MNHS members save 20%

Experience Christmas 1875 on this 60-minute guided tour, with cookies fresh from the wood-burning stove, holiday music on the piano, and original family ornaments on the tree.