Tours

The Washington County Historic Courthouse offers guided public tours, self-guided tours, and 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.

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

  1. Public Tours
  2. Nooks & Crannies Tours
  3. History Strolls
  4. Courthouse by Candlelight
2021 ScheduleDayTimeRate
Public Hours &  Self-guided ToursMon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free; donations accepted
Public Guided ToursWednesday-Sunday


Thursday & Friday
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.
Free; donations appreciated

Additional 5pm tour held Thurs-Fri
Private/Group ToursPlease call to schedule

$2 per person
Virtual Outdoor Tour OngoingUse your personal cell phone or electronic device to tour Historic Courthouse GroundsBegin the Tour

To ensure the best tour experience, public tours are limited to 10 participants per tour guide. Large groups will be divided for a tour rotation. If you are visiting with a large group of 10 or more, please call 651-275-7075 to make arrangements. Unscheduled tour groups may be asked to tour the building without a guide.

The Historic Courthouse may be closed on certain holidays. Please call ahead.