The Octagon House Museum is open May through October & December

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Octagon House Museum

Museum & Gift Shop Hours & Fees

Spring Tours: May

OPEN WEEKENDS ONLY: Saturdays at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Sundays 12 - 4 p.m.

Guided tours of the museum complex are about 45 minutes long. Tours begin on the hour at: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. (on Saturdays), and 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. (Saturdays & Sundays).

Tours are available on a walk-in basis on the hour, however, reservations are recommended for groups of ten or more people.

Group Tours: Special private group tours (for 10 or more people) are available by reservation throughout the year (Please note due to display setup, the Museum is not available for private tours in early March or early November). Please call (715) 386-2654 to reserve your group tour.   LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MUSEUM...

Tour Fees: $10 Adults; $3 Students (6-18); and 5 and younger free with an accompanying adult.

20% DISCOUNTS - $8 for: Seniors (65+), Active Military, Groups (10 or more people) and AAA Members.


Summer Tours: June - August

OPEN WEDNESDAYS - SUNDAY: 12 - 4 p.m. & OPEN EARLY on Saturdays at 10 a.m.

Guided tours of the museum complex are about 45 minutes long. Tours begin on the hour at: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. (on Saturdays), and 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. (Wednesdays - Sundays).

Tours are available on a walk-in basis on the hour, however, reservations are recommended for groups of ten or more people.


Fall Tours: September 2nd - October 28th

OPEN WEEKENDS ONLY: Saturdays at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Sundays 12 - 4 p.m.

Guided tours of the museum complex are about 45 minutes long. Tours begin on the hour at: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. (on Saturdays only), and 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. (Saturdays & Sundays).

The last day of Fall Tours is October 28th (the museum will be closed on October 29 as we begin decorating for Christmas).


Christmas Tours: December 2nd - 17th

OPEN WEEKENDS ONLY (prior to Christmas): Saturdays at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Sundays 12 - 4 p.m.

Guided tours of the museum complex are about 45 minutes long. Tours begin on the hour at: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. (on Saturdays only), and 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. (Saturdays & Sundays).

 

Victorian Cream Tea & Special Tours

Our Victorian Cream Tea is an elegant three-course tea served at the Phipps Center for the Arts, overlooking the lovely St. Croix River. Special group tours can be arranged before or after your tea: a guided tour of the Victorian-era Octagon House Museum complex; a guided tour of the Phipps Center; and/or a City Tour is available from the comfort of your own motor coach.   LEARN MORE...

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