Themed Tours

The Washington County Historic Courthouse offers a variety of themed tours throughout the year. Learn more details about the history of the St. Croix Valley, hear tales of the people who lived and worked at the courthouse, tour areas not typically open to the public, or enjoy a walking tour of the neighborhood.

Guided and self-guided tours of the Historic Courthouse are offered daily - tour times may vary with the season. Please visit the Historic Courthouse homepage for more details. 

For the full calendar of Parks programs & events, click here

  1. Nooks & Crannies Tours
  2. History Strolls
  3. Courthouse by Candlelight

View from the domeExplore 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 DateTimeReservations
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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