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Alexander Ramsey House

265 Exchange St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2445
+1 651-296-8760
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Step back in Time

If you enjoy history within a city this is definitely for you. They reenact what life would be... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Debra S
Ashland, United States
Great docent tours

Full of early Minnesota history, the home tours by period dressed docents bring the life and times... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
St Paul
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Explore the unexpected at the Alexander Ramsey House, a Victorian-era home filled with thousands of original family items and furnishings. Through special events and programming visitors can immerse themselves in life from the 1870s. The home was built by Alexander Ramsey, Minnesota's first territorial governor. The house is open year-round for scheduled events and programming.
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265 Exchange St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2445
+1 651-296-8760

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you enjoy history within a city this is definitely for you. They reenact what life would be like during this era. If you go during the holiday's the home will be decorated for Christmas and it is very festive. The tour is one hour...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016

Full of early Minnesota history, the home tours by period dressed docents bring the life and times of early Minnesota to life with a sense of the experience. Their special tours around holidays helps you understand local period life as well.

Reviewed 22 July 2016

Not very interesting. I'm not super in to history so I guess considering it isn't bad I just found it boring.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

What made the visit interesting was the tour guide's knowledge and ability to communicate details and interesting stories about the family that first lived in the house.

Reviewed 16 March 2016

We enjoy visiting the Ramsey House at Christmas. The home is furnished with actual Ramsey family possessions so at Christmas you can see the family's decorations and ornaments on the tree. The home is lovely but not so big that it is overwhelming. The guides...More

Reviewed 14 January 2016

I took my family here including 2 girls (ages 8 and 5) on New Year's Day. The tour clips along and the girls were asked to help with some of the props that the docents were working with. We also loved the cookies and would...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Very entertaining for tha family and the house lovely preserved! Got to know the history of Saint Paul through the Ramsey's.

Reviewed 15 December 2015

The house is decorated as it would have been in its prime. Very nice tour with Christmas music on the piano. Worthwhile visit, free parking.

Reviewed 3 December 2015

The tour was pretty interesting. I did bring a six year old child-she was a little bored but it was only an hour. Maybe older kids would enjoy it more. The cookies were so good, they need to make more and sell them. Or at...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This isn't a place for anyone with physical challenges, this tour requires climbing stairs. The tour is interesting and a great way to learn St Paul history.

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