Prince’s Paisley Park Estate Might Be Turned Into A Museum

Prince’s legacy will be memorialized in the form of a tangible collection of all things The Purple One. According to The Huffington Post, the 1999 artist’s Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minn., will transform into a museum.

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In a statement issued to ET, Prince’s famed partner in musical prowess, Sheila E., solidified the plans and said it’s what Prince wanted his $10 million home to be. “[He] was working on it being a museum,” she said. “He’s been gathering memorabilia and stuff from all the tours, like my drums and his motorcycle.”

Within the confines of Paisley Park, the 57-year-old global icon was able to host a recording studio, conduct tour rehearsals, and produce films, the home’s architect Bret Thorny said in an interview with CBS NewYork.

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It’s been reported that Prince was strict about keeping his personal life out of the national spotlight, and his estate was a testament to separating the glitz and glamour from his private moments. But by turning his massive abode into a museum, fans will be able to get a glimpse of the life of one of music’s most revered and revolutionary artists.

“He was all about the fans, this would remember his music, which is his legacy,” Prince’s brother-in-law Maurice Phillips said in an interview with The Sun. “Prince was always private, but would have wanted his music remembered.”

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