Can’t visit us in person? Connect with these historic locations from the comfort of your own home!
Our virtual tours allow you to explore select MNHS historic sites as never before. Immerse yourself in history as you take a self-guided, room-by-room tour from your desktop or mobile device.
Peek behind the curtains into the spaces of the Commandant’s House, where the fort's constructor slept and entertained; clerks and regimental staff gathered for work; and enslaved people and servants toiled around the hearth.
Built in the 1870s as the dream home of Minnesota’s second governor, Alexander Ramsey, and his wife Anna, the handsome native limestone home was one of the first in St. Paul to receive running water, piped in from Lake Phalen. It was equipped with the latest technology of the time and lavishly furnished with nearly two boxcars worth of purchases from the A.T. Stewart department store in New York.
Transport yourself to Little Falls in the early 20th century with a virtual tour of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh’s childhood home. Built in 1906, the house features original family objects and furnishings.