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The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park

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Great stop for a MN history buff.

It's been a few years since we've been there but definitely worth the stop if you like to look into... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
1889 living history village

Open with characters from 1889 on weekends it is a must see for history lovers. The village is all... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Visit The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park to discover how 19th-century Minnesotans established their lives on the frontier, farmstead and in villages. Historical buildings are laid out as a timeline from the pre-territorial era through the...more
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2187 East Highway 101, Shakopee, MN 55379-1797
+1 763-694-7784
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

It's been a few years since we've been there but definitely worth the stop if you like to look into MN's past, especially more rural MN. My father actually attended a one room schoolhouse so it was good to see it and imagine what his...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Open with characters from 1889 on weekends it is a must see for history lovers. The village is all original buildings from that time period moved here and a great place for kids also!!

1  Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We went to Murphy's Landing today for their Maple Sugar tour. They had a horse drawn Carriage ride to the maple sugar site. Afterwards, they had several houses open and people teaching us how life was in their time period. We took our four kids...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Going to Murphy's Landing is link traveling back in time to where the settlers lived and work . Even the kids had things to work and do chores to help the family

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went there on a weekday in May and the houses were not open yet. Walked around and spent over an hour there. The scenery with the houses was good and would recommend paying the fee to do the houses (when it is open). Still enjoyed...More

1  Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place is a true walk back in history from the 1850s to the 1890s. There are farms and house from different time periods in the 1800's and on some weekends there are people dressed up from the time period. Defiantly for history lovers!!!

4  Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went with his parents. The horse trolley was fun and an easy way to get to some of the buildings. The tour was fun to see all the houses and fun to see those in costume. They were friendly and gave...More

2  Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We did the tour and got to go into buildings that arent just open. We had a blast and my kids learned a lot. They have toured many historical places so some of the things they knew. The dressmaker was in so they got to...More

3  Thank nannyheadie
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited with two families that included 6 kids under the age of 7. They had so much fun! There was a lot to see and learn and a lot more hands on activities for the kids than we expected. Pack a picnic lunch and...More

2  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The people at the landing were very knowledgeable. The people at the landing were actually cooking reAl food on old fashion stoves. They all played their parts very were. I loved the Wild West show and gun fights.

2  Thank tanna123
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