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Group Tours

Private Group Tours

Groups of all types and sizes are invited to visit ASI’s awe-inspiring campus that boasts the best of the old and the new. Experience Minneapolis’ first private residence listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and discover internationally acclaimed exhibitions travelling from the Nordic region. 

We recommend booking your group tour a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.
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Duration: 1 hour
Number of people: 10 - 30
Cost: $13 per person

The cost includes general admission to the Museum. 

Choose from a wide range of tours on offer:

Current Exhibit Tours
Gudrun Sjödén — A Colourful Universe 

August 1 through October 27
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays: 10:30 a.m.

Our personal and knowledgeable guides will take your group on a colorful journey through the exhibit Gudrun Sjödén — A Colourful Universe.

Explore Gudrun's creative process and design philosophies through this visually striking exhibition experience. 
See her original watercolors and sketches, and discover looks from vintage and current collections.

Group tour participants leave with a Gudrun Sjödén designed cloth bag and an exhibition catalog, included in the cost. 

Historic House Tours
The Turnblad Mansion 

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays: 11:00 a.m.  

Your group tour includes a guided experience through the exquisite 33-room Turnblad Mansion. Hear the stories and vision behind this elaborate Park Avenue home.
Learn about the Turnblad family who once lived here and donated their wealth to become what is now ASI. Discover the crafted details of this historic house, from the intricate woodcarvings to ornate Swedish ceramic stoves (kakelugnar).

Jul Tours
Nordic Holiday Rooms

November 14 to January 12
Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

Experience one of Minneapolis’ most talked about holiday destinations, ASI’s Nordic Holiday Rooms - a celebratory exploration of Nordic holiday traditions and customs all under one roof. Explore this year’s theme, The Handmade, through the design and decoration of each room and this year’s guest the Czech American community.


School Group Tours

ASI welcomes school age audiences, Pre-K to 12, to the Turnblad Mansion for special classes, programs, and arts activities.

Number of students: 12 - 50 
Cost: $6 per student

For more detailed information please contact (612) 870-3353 or

  • Students Touring the Mansion
    Students Touring the Mansion
  • Cocktail Tour of Karin Broos
    Cocktail Tour of Karin Broos
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    ASI group tours
  • Jul Tour of Swedish Room
    Jul Tour of Swedish Room
  • Tour in salon
    Tour in Mansion Salon

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