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Address: Stillwater, MN
Phone Number: +1 651-275-7075
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30

Minnesota's first courthouse.

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This is only offered the 1st Sunday of October.. It was really neat. Especially getting up to the very top lookout.. Its to bad it doesn't start till 11 am..We had a 5 hr. drive... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
Andrea C
Cedar Falls,IA
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Cedar Falls,IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is only offered the 1st Sunday of October.. It was really neat. Especially getting up to the very top lookout.. Its to bad it doesn't start till 11 am..We had a 5 hr. drive home-- so we only could spare an hr.. but we saw most just not the slide show.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good for history buffs and others. A nice stop without all the overkill of many historical places. Can wander on your own, see an old jail, look at the exhibits at your own pace and look out at the beautiful view standing at the entrance overlooking beautiful Stillwater.

Thank JoyceVanPelt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you love history, check this place out. I enjoyed learning the history about this court house and happy you see that the town kept this building. We had a great tour guide! My boys even enjoyed it and they are 11 and 15 years old.

Thank Amy D
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Wonderful historic courthouse up on the bluffs overlooking the town of Stillwater and the river. Beautiful grounds and building.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We saw the courthouse while visiting the war memorial across the street and decided to stop in and walk around. A docent greeted us and offered to show us around since no one else had shown up for the 10am tour. We also watched a short video on the history of the area and the courthouse that was really well... More 

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Atikokan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lots of history here! Learn of the jail and the outlaws who spent time here. Interesting construction issues. Also view the war memorial across the street.

Thank SimpleTraveler454
Moose Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Beautiful old building with lots of history and beautiful Architecture! We took a short tour and found it really interesting.

Thank Jenny M
Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

What a great place for Wedding Reception, Banquet, or other event requiring a ficilitie to feed large groups. They also have the old jail which housed some of history's most famous criminals such as the James gang, and the Young brothers.

Thank kmanorthsidejohnny
Red Wing, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Not much to really say about this...great history and architecture though...I noticed people were having weddings on the front lawn! Great idea!

Thank Lisa B
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We feel so thankful communities have chosen to preserve buildings like the Washington County Historic Courthouse. These buildings remind us of the past and the workmanship that has gone into buildings like this one. Every time we go to Stillwater one of the things we always go and see is this building and tell other people to do so too.

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