An 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

Guided Historic Tours

Weyerhaeuser House Museum

Advanced ticket purchase is recommended.  Tickets are available online or at Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe.  

Tour Schedule:

Memorial Day through Labor Day

Thursday & Friday

Tours begin at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm

Saturday

Tours begin at 10am, 11am & 12pm

Historic Mansion Tours are guided and last about 45 minutes.  Guests will have the opportunity to view three floors of the 1898-built Weyerhaeuser home that is filled with original artifacts from a bygone era.  Take a step back in time to learn about the history of lumbering in central Minnesota and hear the stories of the Musser and Weyerhaeuser families who made their homes here.  

 

Admission - Historic Guided Tours

Individual Pricing

Adults - $10.00/person

Youth (5-17) - $8.00/person

Child (4 & Under) - FREE 

Please note: Due to the irreplaceable nature of the artifacts displayed inside the home, children must be supervised at all times.  

Group Rates

Please contact us to schedule a group tour.  Groups of 30+ individuals will receive $1 off regularly priced admission along with free admission for tour guide operator(s) and bus driver(s).

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 its role in daily life when the estate was a private residence.

Thank you for observing a 5mph speed limit.

Lower grounds are unavailable seasonally due to icy conditions.

Please Note: Weddings and private events are held outdoors seasonally on the estate.  We ask that you please be respectful of the groups celebrating these special occasions and do not drive through the estate when events are in progress.  Thank you in advance!

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 be open for the 2022 season in conjunction with touring hours from Memorial Day - Labor Day.  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.

 

Gift Shop
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