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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 Dec 18

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Amenities

Accessibility

Historic Forestville is handicapped accessible. One wheelchair is available at the visitor center. Please call 507-765-2785 for availability.
 

Parking

The Historic Forestville parking lot is located three quarters of a mile past the park office, just south of the river and historic site. A state park vehicle permit is required.
 

Gift Store

A small gift shop is located in the visitor center which is housed in a reconstructed barn. The shop contains items representing the 19th-century including custom ordered salt glazed Forestville pottery, books telling the tale of life of an earlier time, games and toys, kitchen gadgets and supplies, and bonnets and hats of all sizes. The store is open during regular site hours.
 

Dining

Visitors are welcome to enjoy picnics on the lawn or use the nearby state park picnic pavillion. No food service is available on site, however the visitor center does sell ice cream. Modern restrooms are available inside the visitor center.  
 

Strollers

The site does not have strollers available.
 

Pets

Pets are allowed on the grounds, but must remain on a leash. Pets are not allowed inside the historic buildings. Service animals are allowed in all locations.
 

First Aid

The site is equipped with both first aid kits and AEDs. Please see a staff person for assistance. All managers are trained in first aid/CPR/AED use.
 

Lost & Found

If items are lost please call the site at 507-765-2785.
 

WiFi

WiFi is not available at this time.