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Paisley Park museum to host live events

The 6,000m² estate will double as a museum exhibiting "artefacts from Prince's personal archives" and an event space

By Jon Chapple on 26 Oct 2016

Paisley Park, Nick Scribner

Paisley Park in 2008


image © Nick Scribner

Paisley Park, Prince’s 65,000sqft private estate and recording complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota, is to be opened permanently to public tours.

The announcement was made following a unanimous decision by Chanhassen city councillors on Monday (24 October).

In addition to hosting tours – in which visitors will see “artefacts from Prince’s personal archives, including iconic concert wardrobe, awards, musical instruments, artwork, rare music and video recordings and motorcycles” – the estate, operated by PPark Management, is also hoping to turn itself into a destination for concerts and live events, a spokesman tells IQ.

Although nothing is booked or planned at this time, Paisley Park will be hosting and available in the future for events”

Although nothing is booked or planned at this time, Paisley Park will be hosting and available in the future for events,” he explains.

Prince died from an accidental fentanyl overdose at Paisley Park on 21 April. Read IQ’s tribute here.

 


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