Join one of our informative tour guides and other visitors on a public tour during your next visit.
Public tours are included with museum admission and do not require reservations.
Historic House Tours
Tours available daily
Tuesday - Sunday: 1:30pm
Explore the exquisite 33-room Turnblad Mansion. Hear the stories behind the detailed woodcarvings, ornate Swedish ceramic stoves (kakelugnar) and the architectural vision of this castle-like mansion. Learn about the Turnblad family who lived in the Mansion from 1908-1929 and then donated the building to become what is now ASI.
Self-Guided Tours & "Ring-A-Tours"
Pick up an "Explore" brochure from the front desk and enjoy this fun and casual way to explore the historic Turnblad Mansion at your own pace! You can take a free "Ring-A-Tour" by dialing 1-888-411-3155 on your cell phone and following the icons in the brochure. Volunteer interpreters are also available throughout the Mansion to answer questions about the Turnblad family, ASI and Sweden.