A timeless estate on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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 during the summer months. 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.

Museum Tour Details

Historic Tour tickets are available for purchase on-site at Laura Jane's Gift Shoppe located in the little white schoolhouse near the south entrance gate.  Tickets are available 15 minutes before each tour on the Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays during the summer months. Advanced tickets are available by request and can be pre-purchased through our office during business hours. Guided tours last about 45 minutes.

Tour Schedule:

May 30 - August 31, 2024

Thursday & Friday

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


Tours begin at 10am, 11am & 12pm


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).

Private Tours

Private tours of the Weyerhaeuser home are available year-round and must be arranged at least 48 hours in advance.  The private tour rate is $80.00 for 1-8 guests.  Additional guests (12 people maximum) may join for $10/person.  

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.


Laura Jane's Gift Shop, a repurposed schoolhouse filled with unique souvenirs. Located near the MIssissippi River and south of the Weyerhaeuser and Musser Mansions at the Linden Hill Historic Estate in Little Falls, Minnesota. Perfect historic event space for group lodging for weddings, reunions, retreats, and other events.
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

porch christmas decor

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.

Tours and 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