In the Footsteps of Prince: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Downtown Minneapolis

14 Ratings
  • Audio Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

Find out how Minneapolis helped define Prince Rogers Nelson as a young musician who went on to change the world of music with this affordable walking tour. • Learn how Prince was the first artist in history to have a number one film, album and song at the same time • Hear from producer Frank Bures, an award-winning writer, essayist and the editor of Under Purple Skies: The Minneapolis Anthology • Do it all in 75 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary Details

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This self guided audio tour explores the city where Prince was born, where he rose to fame and where, when he died, the purple lights shone across the sky. You'll start the tour on Nicollet Avenue.

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On this tour, you'll see the Crystal Court balcony featured in Purple Rain.

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You'll pass by the Schmitt Music Wall mural where Prince had his iconic first photo shoot.

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On this tour, you'll pass by The Dakota club, which Prince visited just a few days before he died.

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You'll see the Orpheum Theatre where Prince was one of the first black musicians to play.

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You’ll see a 100-foot tall mural by the artist Hiero Veiga, who was chosen from more than 60 artists to commemorate Prince.

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As you walk, you'll hear about the night 10,000 people came to the First Avenue club to mourn the death of the city's music legend.
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