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Historic Forestville
21899 County Road 118
Preston, MN 55965

Directions

Inside Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park. View current detour.

Hours

Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Thur-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
 

Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm

May, September and October:
Sat 10 am-5 pm
 

Special events are held year round. Call for group tours.

Admission

  • $7 adults
  • $6 seniors and college students
  • $5 children ages 6-17
  • Free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members.
 
State Park vehicle permit required.
 

Contact

507-765-2785

2014 Oct / Dec

31°
Clear | Wind From the North at 16 MPH Gusting to 25 MPH
updated: 10:57 wunderground.com
 

Historic Forestville

Walk across the Carnegie Steel Bridge into 1899 Forestville. Explore the Meighen family store which is filled with original 19th-century merchandise, discover what's cooking in the kitchen and help the hired hands with chores in the garden and farm buildings. Costumed guides portray residents and their daily activities.

 

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Explore Historic Forestville at dusk, during our annual program By the Light of the Lantern, Aug. 30.

Historic Forestville Video

Explore what our site has to offer with this video designed for field trip visitors.

 
Our Fourth of July program is always a big hit! Check us out in the Rochester Post-Bulletin and with local blogger Emily Carson.