A Historic Estate on the Banks of the Mississippi

Explore all that the Linden Hill Historic Estate has to offer....

The Linden Hill Historic Estate is home to two grand Clarence H. Johnston designed homes that sit upon 9.5 acres of beautiful gardens and wooded grounds along a picturesque stretch of the Mississippi River.  Come explore our house museum located within the Weyerhaeuser mansion, enjoy the unique opportunity to stay as a group in the Musser mansion, hold a celebration on the estate or join us for one of our fundraising events.

Explore Historic Tours

Guided tours of the Weyerhaeuser (green) mansion are available Memorial Day through Labor Day. Originally the home of Charles A Weyerhaeuser and his family, this 9,500 square foot home now serves as the Linden Hill museum. Come learn about life between the 1890s-1980s, hear about local history, and walk through much of the beautifully preserved, nationally recognized historic home filled with original Musser & Weyerhaeuser family heirlooms.

Tour Details

Christmas at the Mansions

November 26th - December 5th, 2021

Advanced ticket purchase is recommended.  Tickets are available online or at the door.  

Tour Schedule:

Christmas at the Mansions tours are planned for the 10 days following Thanksgiving.

Monday through Saturday: 1pm-7pm (final tour at 6pm)

Sunday: 11am-6pm (final tour at 5pm)

Christmas at the Mansions offers self-guided tours of BOTH mansions on the estate with Christmas decorations in every room!

Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe Hours:

Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe is closed for the season, but our satellite shop is open for browsing at the Shoppes of Little Falls located downtown.

Admissions - Christmas at the Mansions

Individual Pricing

Adults - $15.00/person

Youth (12-17) - $5.00/person

Child (11 & Under) - FREE

Explore Estate Garden & Grounds

Walk. Bike. Drive. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the 9.5 acres of beautiful riverside scenery.

Signs at each structure share a brief history of it’s role in daily life here when the estate was a private residence.

Self-guided tour brochures are available at the south gate (near school house) with a suggested donation of $5/adult. All proceeds do to the continues care and restoration of the Linden Hill estate.

Thank for you observing a 5mph speed limit.

Lower grounds are unavailable seasonally due to icy conditions.

Grounds and seating benches of the Linden Hill estate in Little Falls, MN
Upper Grounds Arbors

Explore Special Events

The Friends of Linden Hill host many events throughout the year- while some are free as a gift to our guests, some are fundraisers, which help to sustain the preservation and restoration efforts here at Linden Hill.

People sitting outdoors at picnic tables for a pig roast

Explore History

The Friends of Linden Hill are committed to preserving the history of the Linden Hill Historic Estate. Learn more about the earlier life of Linden Hill and the families who once called this place ‘homeland’ and resided within these gates.

Time-Period bedroom in the Musser Mansion at Linden Hill

Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe

Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe will open Memorial Day - Labor Day for the 2021 season.  Until then, our satellite gift shop is located at the Shoppes of Little Falls downtown. There you will find Linden Hill memorabilia along with unique gift and boutique items.

Current Hours for the Shoppes of Little Falls:
Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe is closed for the 2021 season.  Visit our satellite location at the Shoppes of Little Falls.

Exterior of Laura Jane's Shoppe
Alice Musser's wedding day 1921

Estate History: The nine-acre estate, including both grand homes, was used by the Musser family until the late 1980s. Now the estate operates as a unique event venue and museum run by the nonprofit group, the Friends of Linden Hill, Inc.

Estate History

Elegant event happening on the pavilon of the Linden Hill estate in Little Falls, MN

Upcoming Events: Friends of Linden Hill frequently host fundraisers and events such as school educational outings, wine tastings, family picnics, tea retreats, cooking classes, brunches, music concerts, and more to support and share the Linden Hill Historic Estate.

Upcoming Events

Newly wedded couple walking through the lower grounds of the Linden Hill Historic Estate in Little Falls, MN

Weddings & More: Whether you envision for a lush garden backdrop, or the atmosphere of an elegant mansion, Linden Hill provides an historic setting for a uniquely memorable celebration.

Wedding & Groups