Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
1620 Lindbergh Drive S.
Little Falls, MN 56345

Hours

Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Thu-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
 
September:
Sat 10 am-5 pm
 
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
 
Also open year-round for special events.
 
Call 320-616-5421 for group tours.

 

Admission

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

Contact

320-616-5421

Field Trips

Charles A. Lindbergh became the first true global celebrity after his 1927 nonstop solo flight from New York City to Paris. Lucky Lindy’s legacy began here, at his childhood home.

Field Trip Options

Under the Lone Eagle's Wing

Students learn about Charles Lindbergh’s historic non-stop flight across the Atlantic in 1927, using a mock cockpit with a flight simulator. Learn about the airplane Lindbergh helped design, the route of the trip, Lindbergh’s experiences, the result of the flight, and its relevance to today’s aviation.

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3Cost: $6 per student

Same or Different

Learn about Lindbergh’s world in the 1910s and the differences between events, places, and objects of the time, and those of today. Students can handle many items to gain a tangible sense of history as they collaboratively make connections between the past and the present.

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3Cost: $6 per student

A Boy's Life

Tour LIndbergh’s childhood home and learn about his early days on the family farm. Using hands-on activities and stories from his life, students experience the chores and responsibilities he had as a boy.

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8Cost: $6 per student

On the Trail

Students go on a scavenger hunt as they explore the trails around the historic home and learn of Lindbergh’s interest in the environment. They will seek out and take photos of the plants and animals that were bountiful when Lindbergh was a boy.

Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6Cost: $6 per student

Dead Reckoning

Learn about Charles Lindbergh’s famous trans-Atlantic flight and the navigation method he used to fly from New York to Paris. Topics include flight preparations; the airplane, The Spirit of St. Louis; and how to use “dead reckoning” navigation, using time, coordinates, and instruments. Using the flight simulator, students can experience the challenges of this recordbreaking flight.

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8Cost: $6 per student

Charles A. Lindbergh Documentary

In this 17-minute documentary film, your students will learn about the flawed hero Charles A. Lindbergh. The film covers Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight, his contributions to science, role in the isolationist movement leading up to WWII and the early environmental movement, and the kidnapping of his son.

Grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8Cost: $6 per student

Book a field trip

Cost

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

Details

  • Length: each program is 20 to 40 minutes, choose up to three programs to create a two-hour experience 
  • Free bus parking
  • A picnic shelter is available across from the historic site

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