The Charles H. Burwell House, located at 13209 E. McGinty Road in Minnetonka, is listed on the National Register of Historic and is owned and operated by the City of Minnetonka.
Learn more about the history of Minnetonka and the Burwell House.
A permit is not required for filming/photography conducted solely for personal or family use or for news purposes.
The main event each year is the Burwell Festival, which is held on the fourth Saturday in June. This summer event offers entertainment, food, and free tours of the house.
There is a Holiday Open House on the first or second weekend of December, featuring Victorian Christmas decorations and tours of the house. Visit upcoming events for detailed information. This event is sponsored by the Minnetonka Historical Society.
The site is part of the Minnetonka park system, and provides a scenic setting for a weekday lunch, picnic, painting, drawing, photography, or a small family gathering.
Permits are available for private use of Minnetonka Mills Park and the Burwell site for events such as weddings and receptions. Permits grant non-exclusive use of the site and are required for groups of 10 or more. Because the site is a public park with multiple access points, including Minnehaha Creek, the park may be used by others at any time. To request a permit, please call 952-939-8354.