Alexander Ramsey House
265 S. Exchange St.
St. Paul, MN 55102


Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day:

Saturdays 10 am-4 pm

Guided tours start at the top of the hour and are 60 minutes. The last tour begins at 3 pm.



  • $10 adults
  • $8 seniors and college students
  • $6 children 5-17
  • Free for children age 4 and under and MNHS members

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Alexander Ramsey House

Explore the unexpected at the Alexander Ramsey House, a Victorian-era home filled with thousands of original family items and furnishings. See the interior of this 1872 decorative arts masterpiece in a new guided tour on Saturdays during the summer. The home was built by Alexander Ramsey, Minnesota's first territorial governor.

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Join a History Happy Hour every month to learn about everything from classic cocktails to Victorian spiritualism.


The Ramsey Carriage House is a great choice for holding rental events including meetings, gatherings and as prep space during wedding ceremonies in Irvine Park.

Learn about the unique circumstances involved in the conservation of an 1872 Steinway grand piano that sits in the home's parlor in this podcast.