Paisley Park, the former home of pop legend Prince who died suddenly earlier this year, is to open as a tourist attraction. Fans of the pop star Prince will be able to pay homage to their idol from next month when the Prince Minnesota home opens to visitors
The flamboyant showman and performer who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ohio, in 2004 was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and during his career sold more than 100 million records, won seven GRAMMYS® and penned many global hits.
The $10 million Paisley Park complex was Prince’s private home and his production complex where he recorded 30 albums between 1987 and 2016.
The tours, which start on October 6th 2016, will enable fans to have the unprecedented opportunity to experience first-hand what it was like for Prince to create, produce and perform inside Paisley Park’
Throughout the experience, visitors will see artifacts from Prince’s personal archives, including iconic concert wardrobe, his GRAMMY® Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the film “Purple Rain” musical instruments, artwork, rare music and video recordings, concert memorabilia, cars and motorcycles.
Great Lakes USA is also known for music throughout the entire region including Minnesota’s other favourite son who celebrated his 75th birthday this year, Bob Dylan. The “Electric Blues” started in Chicago Illinois, the famous “Motown” sound was created in Detroit, Michigan, one of the top selling albums of all time Nirvana’s “Nevermind” was recorded in Madison, Wisconsin and Cleveland, Ohio is where the famous music genre “Rock and Roll” was first coined and is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Prince Minnesota home opens to visitors Tickets available from October 6th 2016
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