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Warden's House Museum

Address: Stillwater, MN
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Ranked #14 of 28 things to do in Stillwater
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Former home of Stillwater State Prison's warden.
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Former home of Stillwater State Prison's warden.
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English first
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

An amazing tour back in time. Great pictures and stories of what went on in this house. A couple of changes I would make 1) Have a place in doors for people to wait for the next tour 2) The tour guide talked in a monotone

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Hugo, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I brought our kids to the Warden house and was not sure what to expect. I was hoping it was a self-guided tour since my kids, ages 9, 7, and 4, sometimes get a little rowdy. It is a guided tour through the house and they did a fantastic job! They kept the kids interested the entire time!! It was... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I love being able to step into a different time to get an idea of how different life over 100 years ago. This is a fascinating little place and the tour guides are very knowledgeable AND engaging!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

It is a grand old house but also has the history of the original prison it stood next to, (that is now located just south of Stillwater). My favorite part was learning more about the Younger Brothers who rode with Frank and Jesse James in their failed attempt to rob the bank in Northfield, Minn.

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