Discover the history that makes the Twin Cities unique with a walking tour from MNHS.

St. Paul Tours

All tours are rain or shine.

Summit Avenue Walking Tour

Departs James J. Hill House, St. Paul
$10-14/MNHS members save 20%

2023 dates TBD

Take a 90-minute walking tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets" in 2008. The tours highlight the Gilded-Age mansions that line the elite avenue and the people who owned them and built them.

Guides will talk about the architecture, social history and current preservation issues of the historic neighborhood.

The tour covers 1.5 miles. All areas are handicapped accessible, but some side streets are cobblestone and have historic stone curbs.

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