Events & Tours

 Hours

The Volstead House Museum is open on Thursday, 1-5, Friday 1 – 5, Saturday 11-4 .

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

2019

October 28, 100th Anniversary of the Volstead Act – Museum is open 2-6 PM with free admission. Visit the home where it all started and enjoy a glass of “Prohibition Punch” and snacks. View our new art-based exhibit on Prohibition and Cooperatives. Then enjoy a happy hour price drink at Bluenose Gopher Public House from 4-6 at their Toast to Andrew Volstead . Enjoy a drink at any of our local restaurants in honor of Andrew Volstead!

October 31, 3-7 PM Halloween and Andrew Volstead’s birthday party. Join us for trick and treats on the porch and birthday cake inside. Trunk or Treat in downtown Granite Falls.

December 5, Repeal Day. Celebrate the complete end of Prohibition in 1933! Tour his home then drink a toast to Andrew Volstead at one of our participating locations.

December 22, 1-4 PM, Santa and the Lomen Reindeer , Bring the entire family to meet Santa and live reindeer, don’t forget your camera! Free admission.

2020

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