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Museums of Minnesota

Museums of Minnesota

Alexander Ramsey House
265 South Exchange Street St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651-296-8760
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Opening Times:

Open for Christmas holiday season (Nov. 17 - Jan. 2): 10am - 3pm

Monday/ Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday - Saturday: 12pm - 3pm

Saturday: 10am - 3pm

Sunday: Closed

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Pre-arranged school and group tours may be made at other times by appointment.

Call for regular/ holiday tour hours 651-296-8760


Adults: $8

Seniors 65+: $6

College Students w/ ID: $6

Children 6-17: $5

Children 5 & under/MHS members: FREE

Special event fees vary.

Photograph Gallery:


One of the best-preserved Victorian houses in the country, this was the home of Alexander Ramsey,  Minnesota's first territorial govenor.  Near the historic Irvine ark neighborhood and downtown St. Paul, the site provides a memorable addition to a day of sightseeing, dining and shopping.


  • Over 14,000 original Victorian furnishings
  • One-hour tours with costumed guides
  • Authentic stories of Minnesota's first territorial governor, his family & servants
  • Fresh cookies from the wood-burning stove
  • Victorian flower garden (seasonal)

Special Events:

  • Finishing School for Young Ladies 
  • West End Neighbors Garden Tour (June 19)
  • Christmas tours, classes & performances (Nov-Dec)
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