Events & Tours

 Hours

The Volstead House Museum is open on Friday 2:30 – 5, Saturday 11-4 and Sunday 1-4 . 

Admission is free for ages 16 and under and Granite Falls Historical Society members, $5 suggested donation for non-members.  

Large groups and buses are welcome. We can include the downtown “Prohibition Story” walking tour or the museum only. Groups over 10 can call or e-mail gfhsociety@netscape.net for an appointment.  320-309-0092

2019

June 29, 4 and 7 PM- Over the Barrel, A Prohibition Musical

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June 2019 – “Prohibited Acts”, K.K. Berge Gallery and other Granite Falls locations – Artists Tamara Isfeld and Jess Gorman, in partnership with the Granite Area Arts Council (GAAC), will celebrate the rich history of Granite Falls as tied to Prohibition through a variety of artistic mediums and a network of community partners rolled into a themed multi-location, multimedia exhibit titled, “Prohibited Acts.”

June 1-21, Minnesota League of Women Voters Exhibit Andrew J Volstead House , 163 9th Ave, Granite Falls- extended museum hours to be announced.
Exhibit visitors will discover that: “Growing from the deep roots of the suffrage movement in the 19th century, Minnesota’s non-partisan League of Women Voters uses a statewide network of local chapters to encourage informed and active participation in government, register and empower voters, work to increase understanding of public policy issues, cultivate women leaders, and influence public policy through education and advocacy.”

June 29 4-7 PM- Volstead Day Block Party in downtown Granite Falls! live music, poetry, vendors, food and beer garden!

June 28, 7-10 PM Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League free concert

June – September – monthly performances of the walking theater, Prohibition Musical = $21 for adults, $10 for under 21. Ticket sales and dates to be announced by June 1.

October 28, 100th Anniversary of the Volstead Act – events to be announced.

October 31, Halloween and Andrew Volstead’s birthday party. Join us for trick and treats on the porch and birthday cake inside.

December 5, Repeal Day. Celebrate the complete end of Prohibition! Tour his home then drink a toast to Andrew Volstead at one of our participating locations.

2020

January 17, 2020 – 100 Year Anniversary of the start of Prohibition.