Events & Tours


The Andrew J Volstead House Museum will open May 13, 2022 through October 15, 2022. It is currently closed except for special events. Hours during the summer season are Friday 1-5 and Saturday 11-3. Depending on staff availability, group tours of 10 or more are available on other dates with a fee of $5 per person.

Nellies Escape Room is now available $19 per person. $10 for 10-16 years old. We recommend groups smaller than 10. To ensure a spot email for an appointment during our Friday and Saturday open hours.


January 18-24, Preview of Minnesota Cooperatives – 100 Years Photography Exhibit at the Granite Area Arts Council, 807 Prentice St. Open Saturday 10-3, Weekdays 10-4.

June 18-25, Minnesota Cooperatives – 100 Years, Photography exhibit on display throughout downtown locations and at the Volstead House. 30 unique cooperative businesses throughout Minnesota were interviewed and photographed last summer for this exhibit that celebrates Andrew Volstead’s Capper-Volstead Act, the Magna Carta of Cooperatives.

Monthly Granite Falls Historical Society Meetings, – 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Andrew Volstead House, currently via Zoom. If you have ideas or want to volunteer, please email us at for the Zoom link.

Bus tours can be booked by emailing

Our annual Santa and Live Reindeer event, the Sunday before Christmas.