St. Paul Historic Sites & Interpretive Centres
An 1820s military outpost restored for tours and learning about the frontier life. This stone fortress has staff acting out scenes from the era, as muskets, canons, and other timeless antiques are used.
Offering public and private tours of this national historical landmark, the Landmark Center served as the Federal Court House and Post Office for the upper midwest. Built in 1902, it was opened as a National Historic Monument in 1978.
One of the nation's best-preserved Victorian-era homes, the Alexander Ramsey House has staff dressed as servants who give tours of the first territorial governor's house. Glimpse into the family and servant life of the 1870s.
James J. Hill, builder of the Great Northern Railway lived in this red sandstone majestic home. Today, tours of the Gilded Age mansion give the visitor an idea of the servant life. Also offering lectures, concerts, dramatic programs, and art exhibitions for the general public.
With amazing views of the downtown core and the State Capitol, the Minnesota History Center is an architectural masterpiece. The exibits, displays, and galleries feature large-scale objects, hands-on experiences, and multi-media presentations.