Transport students back in time with tours of one of the nation's best-preserved Victorian homes. Built by Alexander Ramsey, Minnesota's first territorial governor, the house is filled with thousands of original family items and furnishings.
Use our pre-visit materials listed below before you come.
All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.
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.
Discover what life was like for Governor Alexander Ramsey and his family. Family letters, diaries and photos are used to share the story of the Ramseys and their servants. 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.
$6 per student
One free adult per 10 students
The Alexander Ramsey House offers free student field trips for St. Paul Public and Charter schools. Find out more.