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Address: 45 Ortman St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1017
Phone Number: 16127818791
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Description: The GODFREY HOUSE, built in 1849, is Minneapolis' Oldest Surviving Wood...
The GODFREY HOUSE, built in 1849, is Minneapolis' Oldest Surviving Wood Frame House. It is located at the corner of University & Central Avenues SE, in Chute Square in Minneapolis. Tour the charming yellow Ard Godfrey house, with hostesses dressed in 1850s period costume. Restored by The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, it has been open to the public since 1979 Free Godfrey buttons for the kids. Tours are available June 1 - Aug. 30, Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. No admission fee is charged, but donations are welcome. Special group tours may be arranged year 'round by calling the contact number.
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This historic house is maintained by the Minneapolis Woman's Club which provides docent led tours. The house is the oldest remaining residence in the city and has been moved to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2012
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

This historic house is maintained by the Minneapolis Woman's Club which provides docent led tours. The house is the oldest remaining residence in the city and has been moved to Richard Chute Square. The furnishings are period correct (1849-18530 and many are original to the house. The quality of the tours vary depending on the docent. Tours are offered free... More 

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