Historic Forestville
21899 County Road 118
Preston, MN 55965


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


May, September & October:
Sat 10-5
Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Thur-Sat 10-5
Sun noon-5

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

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


$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.



2014 Apr 23

Mostly Cloudy | Wind From the SSE at 15 MPH Gusting to 20 MPH
updated: 8:15 wunderground.com

Plan a Visit

Located within Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, visitors to Historic Forestville are guided through the Meighan family store, house, garden, barn and farm fields, where they meet a variety of costumed characters from 1899. Guided tours last 45 to 60 minutes. 

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

Visit the Minnesota Historical Society's calendar of events for upcoming seasonal activities at Historic Forestville.