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


Open year round for seasonal events and programming

Call for group tours


Prices vary by program. See individual programs for pricing.



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Field Trips

Transport students back in time with tours of one of the nation's best-preserved Victorian homes.

Use our pre-visit materials listed below before you come.

Academic Standards

All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.

Classroom Materials

Before bringing students to the Alexander Ramsey House, teachers are encouraged to share activities to help them get the most out of their visit. All files are in PDF.

Field Trip Options

Executive Decisions: Governor Ramsey and 1860s Minnesota

Using sources such as Ramsey family letters, journals and official government correspondance, students work together to make decisions about some of the complex issues of the 1860s, including the Civil War, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and the state budget.

Grades: 6, 7, 8Cost: $6 per person

The Ramseys: Family and Politics in the Victorian Era

Discover what life was like for a Minnesota politician and his family. This guided tour can be customized to include a specific focus of the Victorian era, such as interior design, family life or Minnesota and national politics.

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12Cost: $6 per person

Book a field trip


$6 per person


  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Free bus parking


The Alexander Ramsey House offers free student field trips for St. Paul Public and Charter schools. Find out more.