Take the Extraordinary Boy tour of Lindbergh's childhood home and uncover the origins of a curious, imaginative child.
Learn how his life along the Mississippi River influenced his future as an environmental activist, inventor, and aviation pioneer. More than 90 percent of the home's items are original family furnishings.
Highlights may include:
- Young Charles' inventive touches, such as his creative solution to the problem of having to haul a heavy ice block
- Stories about Charles' experience as a salesman for an early milking-machine maker, and his intrepid assembly of a tractor from a kit
- Original burn marks from an egg incubator in the living room
- The family's piano, which was a wedding gift from his father to mother and survived a fire
- The restored Saxon Six, which has been called "Lindbergh's first plane"
- Look through Lindbergh's stereoscopes
Tours are 45 minutes long and leave every 30 minutes from the museum lobby. The first tour leaves at 10:00 am and the last tour leaves at 4:00 pm.
Have a group?
Please reserve your group of 10 or more people in advance. Groups of fewer than 10 people do not need reservations. Open year round for group tours.
- $6 per person; minimum $60 per group
- $4 per person for nonprofit organizations serving limited income audiences
- Free admission for tour leader and bus driver
- Free bus parking
- Optional add-on: Living history guided tour led by a costumed character (additional $3 per person)
Please book at least two weeks in advance:
Inspiration and ideas
- Bring your book club on a group tour after reading The Aviator’s Wife or other books on our recommendation list
- Add cookies and coffee to your tour (add $3 per person)
- Take a Living History tour of Lindbergh’s childhood home, with a costumed guide leading the tour (add $3 per person)
- Allow extra time after your tour to explore the museum and surrounding community of Little Falls
Education programs are engaging, relevant to your curricula, and built to meet state standards. Reservations must be made two weeks in advance.