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Address: 10 NW 5th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2660
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+1 218-327-7964

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It's a beautiful historic building. The lawn and benches outside are well-kept and a nice spot to sit and have a picnic. Inside, there's not much to do besides a few shops with... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
Hibbing, Minnesota
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Hibbing, Minnesota
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

It's a beautiful historic building. The lawn and benches outside are well-kept and a nice spot to sit and have a picnic. Inside, there's not much to do besides a few shops with artsy chochkies. The small museum upstairs was interesting. I wish there was more info about the building itself when it was a school, more pictures, stories, etc.... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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88 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Very neat seeing the inside of an old school like this and imagining how it was back in the day. There are some shops in there now and I understand that part of it may be turned into a micro brewery pub, and I think that is a great idea.

Thank kc4ness
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

There were only 2 shops open the day we visited. Several empty areas. Great architecture. Central staircase was beautiful.

Thank Donna W
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A good place to visit and go through the shops there it's fun. A great experience just checking out the old school

Thank twins130
Crystal, Minnesota
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I saw from the outside there were shops inside, so we went in. After all it is on the National Historic Register. A quilt store and some other small stores, but nothing to hold my interest for more than 5 minutes. The inside still had some historic charm but the outside was the masterpiece if you are into historic architecture.... More 

Thank K H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Wonderful old architecture but most of the shops were gone. Looked like it might have been bustling at one time but we weren't even sure it was open.

Thank Kathleen G
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Large old stone school in the center of Grand Rapids. I attended Kindergarden through 6th grade there, then the school was closed, and became a place for unique businesses. It has unique construction, with a central grand staircase! We used to stand on the steps for choir and special programs, after parents were seated on the main and top floors.... More 

Thank 77plg
Argyle, Mn
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The quilt shop located in the old school was a nice e little shop. Enjoyed seeing it. The man in the shop was knowledgeable and seemed to know about the fabric in his store.

Thank kathleensdolls
Citrus Springs, Florida
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very nice old school house. Well worth visiting. Many of the shop weren't open the day we were there, but the building is beautiful.

Thank 197Fireman24
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Never been to the city before, so spent some time to walk around. We saw this old school and went inside. Very nice structure, but probably a better place for women to visit. Lots of quilting, sewing, and craft items. I was thrilled when my wife said she was done after just passing all the stores. Even when we were... More 

Thank Raysters

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