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.
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.
ALEXANDER RAMSEY HOUSE, ST. PAUL
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.
Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Dec 13, 14, 15
Ride the Flour Tower elevator as it moves from floor to floor for each scene of this comic and heartwarming theatrical performance guided by the Ghost of Mill City Past.
All events in St. Paul & Minneapolis
Alexander Ramsey House
James J. Hill House
- Christmas Traditions Guided House Tour, Nov 27–Dec 29
- Christmas Saturdays, Nov 30–Dec 28
- Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Carol, Dec 6, 7, 14, 15, 20, 21
- Don Irwin Holiday Concert, Dec 12 & 13
Mill City Museum
Minnesota History Center
Visit the History Center during holiday breaks to explore story-rich exhibits about Minnesota history—from visitor favorites to instant classics.
All events in Greater Minnesota
Charles Lindbergh House and Museum
Forest History Center
Mille Lacs Indian Museum & Trading Post
Oliver Kelley Farm
Save $5 on gift memberships Nov 1–Dec 31. Purchase in-store or online, or call 651-259-3015.
Benefits extend one year from join date. Gift memberships purchased before Dec 18 will be mailed to buyer. Those purchased after Dec 18 are available for pick-up at the History Center.