Van Dusen Mansion

Van Dusen Mansion

The Van Dusen Mansion is a one of a kind setting for all your special events. Whether you are planning a wedding, a night out with friends, or even a mystery dinner, you are sure to delight your guests with this stunning structure. Originally built in 1892 in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the Van Dusen Mansion has an elegant and historic charm that is beyond compare. It has received “best of” awards in the categories of special venue, catering, and historical site and it is not hard to see why with its old-world prosperity and twenty-first-century renovations.

The Van Dusen Mansion has been remodeled with luxurious decor and a comfortable atmosphere. The enormous crystal chandelier and romantic lighting throughout the castle creates an ambient glow during your entire experience while the quaint courtyard can seat up to 250 guests for an intimate reception or cocktail hour.

If you are looking for a unique evening out, look no further. The Mansion offers special events outside of a wedding that includes unique ways to spend time with your guests. These are excellent ways to entertain your friends or colleagues without having to do the work of planning. They currently offer Grill and Chill, Casino Night, Mystery Dinner, Whiskey and Boots, or even Interact Painting.

The Van Dusen Mansion hosts an award-winning catering menu that uses the highest quality ingredients with an exquisite taste for excellence. With menu items such as pistachio-crusted lamb chop or chicken roulade, you are sure to wow your guests’ palates on your special day.

The Mansion also includes a historic carriage house that has been renovated to represent a New York style elegant club, featuring a second-floor mezzanine overlooking the dance floor with plush furniture and fully stocked bar. Whether you are planning a reception, birthday bash, or unique celebration, the carriage house is the perfect scene to dance the night away.

No matter what particular event you are planning, choosing Van Dusen Mansion will allow you and your guests to step back in time and receive respite from the outside world, for just a moment in time.

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