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Historic Forestville, Preston

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Now opened on Saturday's in May, September & October. Core season -Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day - Thursdays Fridays, Satuday & Sundays

Educational & Group Tours by reservation only April - October

Historic Forestville is a 1st person living history museum operated by the Minnesota Historical Society. Travel back in time to the year 1899 and chat with costumed guides portraying actual residents. Browse authentic merchandise in the Meighen General Store or feel the warmth and enjoy the aroma of a 19th –century working kitchen.
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  • It is very beautiful to see how they have kept the history of Forestville going for generations to see. The actors who play some of the family members down there makes you feel like you have stepped b...  more »
  • We had a great time here!!! We attended an evening program over Labor Day and were able to learn the history of the town as well as partake in some dancing and even a suffragette meeting! Super fun, b...  more »
  • We had a wonderful time walking through the town! The tour lasts 1 1/2 hours long. We were disappointed we didn't have enough time to enjoy the tour.  more »

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