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Private Group Tours

Bring your group of 10 or more people 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 traveling from the Nordic region. 

ASI is currently closed due to COVID-19. Bookings can be made for future tours. Staff currently working remote and will return requests. Thank you for your patience. 

Private Tour Information

Duration: 1 hour
Timing: Tours available during open hours*

  • Tuesday through Saturday 
  • 10am or 1pm

Focus: Chose between a Historic House Tour or focus on the Current Exhibition
Group size: 10 - 30 people
Cost: Includes general admission to the museum so you can linger and explore after your tour

  • $15 per person for Historic House Tour or 
  • $20 per person for Current Exhibition Tour.  

Booking: Must book a minimum of 2 weeks in advance
Interested? Fill out the Private Group Tour Inquiry Form or email Shelby Matula at 

Historic House Tour

Historic House Tour
The Turnblad Mansion 

Available year-round

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).

Interested in the tour? Fill out the Private Group Tour Inquiry Form or email Shelby Matula at

Current Exhibition Tour

Current Exhibition Tour

February 29 - July 5, 2020

Discover extra/ordinary: The American Swedish Institute. At Play, an imaginative new exhibition produced by the American Swedish Institute that celebrates its 90th anniversary and explores 29 objects from ASI’s collection and the stories behind them. 

Interested in this tour? Fill out the Private Group Tour Inquiry Form or email Shelby Matula at