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Address: 15 W. Kellogg Blvd., Downtown, Saint Paul, MN
Phone Number: 651/266-8000
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Amazing Art Deco Architecture!

You have to walk inside this beautiful building to see how much care was taken to build it and then be amazed when you find out that it was in the midst of the Depression. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You have to walk inside this beautiful building to see how much care was taken to build it and then be amazed when you find out that it was in the midst of the Depression. The huge statue of passing the Peace Pipes is very interesting! Go up to the library at the top and see great views of the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a spectacular hidden moderne wonder in downtown Saint Paul! Memorial Hall evokes the feeling of entering a grand, ancient native american space-traveling "ship" (ha!). Scanners and security are a now-necessary hurdle to enter the space - very worth the hassle to experience these spaces. Don't miss: - Exterior art - Elevator Doors - Memorial Hall with Vision of... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I visited here many years ago as a child to see the tremendous statute, then known as Indian God of Peace. Had a brief visit 30 years ago when doing business in the building. Both times was quite taken with the statue. This week I am here for jury duty (a common reason for visiting), and am taken each day... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had been in this building many times having lived in St. Paul all my life. This is really a beautiful building with some local history to behold. Courtrooms are unique and interesting.

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As you enter this art deco building, and go through security, you will see a huge white onyx statue, Vision of Peace. The building includes wood and marble from all around the world. Worth a visit.

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The architecture is the attraction here. Art Deco themes are evident in light fixtures, door handles, lobby mailbox, building facade. stairs and railings, and thin vertical lines throughout. There is also an amazing 36 foot tall onyx status that rises almost 3 stories in the rear hallway/atrium. Tourists can get a handout for a self-guided walk thru and staff is... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Few quality examples of art-deco municipal buildings remain as the conservation movement that began in the 1970's and 80's didn't place a historic value on them in comparison to turn-of-the-century architecture. Arranged tours (http://www.co.ramsey.mn.us/cm/manager/CourthouseTours.htm) of the Ramsey County Courthouse are a unique and comprehensive view of one of the defining structures of the city's skyline and history. Tours are lead... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

It's a courthouse--no reason to go unless you need a marriage license, right? Actually, there is a two-story high carved statue of a Native American man in the lobby, just past the security gate. It rotates on its pedestal, and has a waterfall behind it, and is quite stunning to see. Duck inside the door and take a peek when... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

One fo the first things you may see if you enter from the 4th street side is the large peace sculpture. Make sure you take the time to read the significance of this piece. As you walk in the courthouse you will see a wide variety of spectacular marble and wood work done with very a selection of prime wood.... More 

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St Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Love the Indian Statue and all the marble. Hope this building stays around for a long time. Like using the elevator. Nice place to see.

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Address: Address: 15 W. Kellogg Blvd., Downtown, Saint Paul, MN
Phone Number: 651/266-8000
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul

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