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GREAT PLACE TO TOUR

We stopped by without a reservation and had an excellent tour guide who spent a lot of time with... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2016
Audrey S
Knute Nelson Home of Alexandria Pioneer

Comprehensive collection of Douglas County memorabilia relating to the early settlers. Farm home... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2016
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Nov 15, 2016
“GREAT PLACE TO TOUR”
Jul 4, 2016
“Knute Nelson Home of Alexandria Pioneer”
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We stopped by without a reservation and had an excellent tour guide who spent a lot of time with us. Interesting history and artifacts!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Audrey S
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Comprehensive collection of Douglas County memorabilia relating to the early settlers. Farm home moved to this site across the street from care complex also started by Knute Nelson.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank bpwkhowell
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stopped at this house and expected a small tour with a few items but were pleasantly surprised. There are two large floors with great items to be seen. Ann, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the local history. Anyone visiting or...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Elsieann
Reviewed April 27, 2016

What a wonderful addition to Alexandria, MN. Excellent staff, very helpful, extremely knowledgeable. Very interesting facts to find out about local history.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank ljlanoue
Reviewed April 21, 2015

HIDDEN GEM ALERT!!! Out of town visitors should put this on their list! The extremely friendly staff gives wonderful guided tours for next to nothing, making this a great stop for travelers on a budget or with a family. The displays are interactive and changed...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

The Douglas county Historical Society is a must see if you enjoy digging into the history of the Alexandria and Lakes area. Once the home of Knute Nelson, Minnesota governor, then Senator, Norwegian immigrant and Civil War veteran, the house he lived in has been...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank TarynMN
Reviewed July 20, 2012

wonderful exhibits, great gegeology resourse library. Location is easy to find.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Joyce W
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