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Historic Forestville

Visit Historic Forestville!

Historic Forestville
Walk across the Carnegie Steel Bridge into 1899 Forestville. Explore the Meighen family store which is filled with original 19th-century merchandise, discover what's cooking in the kitchen and help the hired hands with chores in the garden and farm buildings. Costumed guides portray residents and their daily activities.

May, September, and October: 
Sat 10 am-5 pm
 
June, July, and August:
Thur 10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-5 pm
Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
 
Contact: 
507-765-2785
forestville@mnhs.org

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The Minnesota Historical Society has 26 historic sites and museums.  These locations feature different types of programs and cover a wide variety of topics--from farming and fashion to ancient rock carvings and historic battles.  

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Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
Tuesday: 9am to 8pm • Wed. to Sat.: 9am to 4pm • Sunday & Monday: Closed • Holiday Hours