Grand Portage National Monument, Grand Portage

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#17 of 117 in Museums in Minnesota
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  • Along with all the other great sites to see along Minnesota`s north shore, this is a must do. It is on the original site of the fur trading fort, that was the last stop off before the traders made the...  more »
  • grand portage is a great place to stop for gas and stretch before either coming or going to Canada or the casino. This national Monument has excellent hands on learning experiences for all particularl...  more »
  • I knew nothing about this area before this visit. It is a well thought out monument. Every aspect of it is a history learning experience. Information that any American citizen should be aware of. Took...  more »
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  • This place is awesome and rich in culture and history. I really would like to have tried there traditional fire cooked bread, but I got there late. I feel like they need something thrilling to draw people in. Maybe a zip line or canoe tours or something.
  • Great stop for pictures and history lesson along drive to Canadian border.
  • Very interesting historical park monument. Do not miss it if you pass through the area. There's a reenactment area with several buildings staffed by historical actors as well as a history center with artifacts, a gift shop and about a twenty minute movie about the Ojibwa people who have inhabited the area for hundreds or thousands of years.
  • Beautiful visitor center and rebuilt hub for fur trading back in the day. Awesome place! Could easily spend several hours or more here. The rangers dress in period costumes and reinact the events of that era. They are so excellent and knowledgeable! More than impressive!
  • While there always seems to be construction occurring when I visit in the summer, almost all the staff is very friendly and the kids love running around and checking the place out. If your in the area it's a great stop for sure.
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