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Prince's Paisley Park museum adds tour dates and offers new fan packages

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Prince’s Paisley Park plans to offer new themed fan packages and is adding tour dates until 31 March. The museum in suburban Minneapolis said on Thursday that the new tour packages start on 1 December.

General atmosphere of Prince's Paisley Park Museum during a media preview tour on November 2, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
General atmosphere of Prince’s Paisley Park Museum during a media preview tour on November 2, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Image by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

On Thursdays, VIP tour ticket holders can record vocals over a short segment of a Prince song in the Studio B control room and take the live mix home. Also starting in December, guests can attend a Friday evening Paisley Park After Dark dance party.

General view of the 'NPG Music Club' Room of Prince's Paisley Park Museum during a media preview tour on November 2, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
General view of the ‘NPG Music Club’ Room of Prince’s Paisley Park Museum during a media preview tour on November 2, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Image by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

Saturday evenings will feature Prince movies and rare performance footage, while on Sundays, the Brunch Experience VIP tour will include a meal in Prince’s private NPG Music Club.

Prince’s studio complex and home opened as a museum in October. Prince died at Paisley Park in April at the age of 57 of an accidental painkiller overdose. An urn with his ashes is on display at the museum.