During public tours of the Governor's Residence, volunteer docents from the Women’s Auxiliary of the Minnesota Historical Society are on hand to answer questions in each room on the First Floor and Lower Level of the Residence. The guided summer tour takes about 45 minutes while the Holiday tours in December take roughly 20 minutes. A selection of merchandise is available for purchase during each tour. The merchandise is offered by the 1006 Summit Avenue Society, and proceeds from these sales help support the historic Residence.
More information about available tours of the Governor's Residence can be found on the Public Tours page. Information about special displays and occasions can be found on the Special Events page.
If you are taking a public tour of the Minnesota Governor's Residence, please note the following tour information below to ensure that your tour is enjoyable as possible: