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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Field Trips

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.

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

The Ramseys

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.

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

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$6 per student
Teachers FREE
One free adult per 10 students


  • 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.