Immerse yourself in pre-statehood history! With costumed traders and voyageurs ready to tell you stories about life in the fur trade, this reconstructed fur post and Ojibwe encampment offers culture, adventure, nature, and fun while the stories of Minnesota’s past come to life!
What to See and Do
Interactive exhibits paint the picture of life at the fur post, the global economy of the fur trade, the relationship between the fur traders and the Ojibwe, and the archaeology of the site.
Walk along with the experts as you hear the stories of the fur post in 1804. Learn how this economy worked and thrived, and see where the traders, the Ojibwe, and the voyageurs made their homes. Embark on a guided tour or tour the site on your own.