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Jeffers Petroglyphs
27160 County Road 2
Comfrey, MN 56019

Hours

Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Mon 10 am-5 pm
Wed-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
 
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
 
September:
Sat 10 am-5 pm
 
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.

Contact

507-628-5591

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Field Trips

Incorporating multiple senses and multiple disciplines including history, anthropology, archaeology and biology, these school programs meet Minnesota State Academic Standards in science and social studies. All field trips include a video presentation, atlatl program, prairie walk and tour of the carvings. Teachers choose one of the following lessons. Optional activities are also available.

Academic Standards

All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.

Classroom Materials

Field Trip Options

7,000 Years of American Indian History

Explore how American Indians used technological innovations to adapt to an ever-changing climate through 7,000 years of time.

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12Cost: $5 per student

Exploring Culture Through Picture Writing

Students learn about life on the prairie through hands-on exploration of items that American Indians used in daily life and packed on a travois (drag sled) for travel. Students also discover how American Indians kept track of history by recording symbols on hides called "winter counts."

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12Cost: $5 per student

Book a field trip

Cost

$5 per student
Teachers FREE
One free adult per 10 students

Details

  • Length: 90 minutes
  • Free bus parking
  • An onsite picnic shelter can accommodate seating for 40.

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