Historic Forestville
21899 County Road 118
Preston, MN 55965


Inside Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park. View directions.


Closed for the season until May 25, 2018.
Weekday group tours and school field trips available by reservation from April 23-June 15, 2018. Call 507-765-2785.
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


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



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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.