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Address: 10 NW. 5th St., Grand Rapids, MN
Phone Number: 218-327-7964

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Great quilting shop

Enjoyed the quilting shop and I am not a crafter, missed the top floor artists quarters, left something for next time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Happytravelers4716
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Andover, Minnesota
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Benson, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very interesting stop. There are lots of great shops in the building as well as lots of memorabilia from the old school.

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Andover, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the quilting shop and I am not a crafter, missed the top floor artists quarters, left something for next time.

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Warba, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This place had things that you usually couldn't find in a normal mall setting. It was really empty and a little spooky but it had nice shops and it was relatively cheap.

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Buffalo, MN
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Lots of shops and neat things here. Haven't been here for a few years tho. Nice little coffee shop with homemade items.

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Hibbing, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

It's a beautiful historic building. The lawn and benches outside are well-kept and a nice spot to sit and have a picnic. Inside, there's not much to do besides a few shops with artsy chochkies. The small museum upstairs was interesting. I wish there was more info about the building itself when it was a school, more pictures, stories, etc.... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Very neat seeing the inside of an old school like this and imagining how it was back in the day. There are some shops in there now and I understand that part of it may be turned into a micro brewery pub, and I think that is a great idea.

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

There were only 2 shops open the day we visited. Several empty areas. Great architecture. Central staircase was beautiful.

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Thank Donna W
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A good place to visit and go through the shops there it's fun. A great experience just checking out the old school

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Crystal, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I saw from the outside there were shops inside, so we went in. After all it is on the National Historic Register. A quilt store and some other small stores, but nothing to hold my interest for more than 5 minutes. The inside still had some historic charm but the outside was the masterpiece if you are into historic architecture.... More 

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Thank K H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Wonderful old architecture but most of the shops were gone. Looked like it might have been bustling at one time but we weren't even sure it was open.

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Thank Kathleen G

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