Inside Prince’s massive $10 million mansion where he was found dead

Prince mansion paisley park

Prince Rogers Nelson died April 21 at Paisley Park Studios, his estate and studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, outside Minneapolis.

Named after the Prince song “Paisley Park” and the now-defunct record label, the production complex features recording studios, a nightclub, rehearsal space, offices, and private space for the award-winning musician.

Prince spent a majority of his time at the $10 million, 65,000-square-foot space, but he didn’t always live there.

The estate could now become a museum, according to Prince’s brother-in-law Maurice Phillips.

Though Prince was notoriously secretive about the mansion, these photos offer a glimpse into Prince’s creative hub: 

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