The Washington County Historic Courthouse has a rich history of civic and community engagement. Today the Courthouse hosts a variety of community, family-friendly events, history-based programs/exhibits, fundraisers and more. Proceeds from our events support the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.

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  1. Nooks & Crannies Tours
  2. Courthouse by Candlelight
  3. Christmas at the Courthouse
  4. Victorian Tea
  5. Community Ice Cream Social

View from the dome

Nooks and Crannies Tours

Explore the areas of the Historic Courthouse that are typically closed off to the public, including the basement, dome, and step inside the 1870's jail that housed women and juveniles! The history exhibits will be open for viewing at your own pace. Nooks & Crannies tours are held on the first Saturday of the month, May through October. 

This tour is not handicap accessible and will require bending, stepping over/under low-hanging objects, stair climbing, and walking on uneven floor surfaces. 

$10 per person
Ages 8 and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Reserve online or call 651-275-7075. Walk-ins welcome based on availability.
Reservations are nonrefundable within 14 days of the program date. 

Proceeds benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund. 

Tour Date:Time:Reservations:
August 311:00 a.m.Reserve Now
September 711:00 a.m.Reserve Now
September 712:30 p.m.Reserve Now
September 7
2:00 p.m.
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October 511:00 a.m.Reserve Now
October 5
2:00 p.m.
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