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Very entertaining

A friend mentioned this place to me, so decided to check it out. We didn't read anything about it... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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Step Back In Time

This place is really extraordinary and there's a reason. What you'll see in the JSH is not a... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
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66 S. St. Albans St., Saint Paul, MN
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

A friend mentioned this place to me, so decided to check it out. We didn't read anything about it before we went, which I recommend because the online pictures don't do it justice. Dr Seth Hawkins leads the tour of the "museum", which is really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

This place is really extraordinary and there's a reason. What you'll see in the JSH is not a result of happenstance or a random collection of artifacts accumulated as years went by. The gems you encounter here represent a lifetime of intelligent acquisitions by Dr....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Based on the reviews in TripAdvisor, we decided to check this out. The host, Dr. Seth Hawkins, was knowledgeable and interesting. He knows his stuff! And he will talk as long as you are interested and continue to ask questions. The museum is an eclectic...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 7, 2016

The Julian H. Sleeper House Museum turns the residence of a St. Paul entrepreneur and hotelier into a singular glimpse at the Gilded Era. Located in the shady Crocus Hill neighborhood of Saint Paul, the Sleeper House is a building tour not to be missed....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This by far was one of the more interesting tours I have ever experienced.... Dr Hawkins was truly amazing providing a wealth of information about the history of st. Paul as well as the history and day-to-day life in this period of time....

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Julian H. Sleeper House is an unforgettable experience, with so much to see and learn. Dr. Hawkins is a wealth of information about so many things, that he makes the tour well worth the $7 admission. If you have not had the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Cori P
Reviewed September 14, 2014

The Julian Sleeper House offers an original look at the Gilded Age lifestyle. If you like "high Victorian," it's here. Eloquent host Dr. Seth Hawkins begins your visit with a real parlor chat. Yes, you may sit on the chairs or even the fainting couch....More

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank spascale
Reviewed March 6, 2014

Dr. Hawkins and I became acquainted 40 years ago at the National Forensic Association's intercollegiate speech tournament he founded in 1971. Since that time I have visited his home a number of times. I once flew in from Hawaii where I was living just to...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed January 16, 2014

My husband knows I love historic houses and so often will search for new experiences whenever we travel. This house was one that was new to us and unknown to many of the people we know who have lived in the Twin Cities their entire...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Mb P
Reviewed July 11, 2013

You can tell by reading from the Sleeper House Museum's website that wit & humor (love of satire) lives at the Museum. It comes across, too, on the outbound voice message when you call for reservations. But, the most fun comes when being hosted by...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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