Sibley Historic Site
1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota, MN 55120


During road construction, access Hwy 13 from Hwy 55 north and drive past the detour sign to the site.


Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day:
Sat & Sun 1-4 pm

Open Labor Day (September 5) 1-4 pm

Call for group tours.

Guided Tours

1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm

Tours are approximately an hour long.


  • $7 adults
  • $6 seniors and college students
  • $5 children 5-17
  • Free for children age 4 and under
  • Free for MNHS, DCHS, and Sibley Friends members



2016 Oct / Nov

No events are currently scheduled at this historic site.

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Sibley Historic Site

Visit some of Minnesota's oldest buildings and explore the early 1800s, when Mendota was a major center of the region's fur trade. Among the buildings is the home of Henry Hastings Sibley, successful fur trader and first governor of Minnesota.

The site is managed by the Dakota County Historical Society.

  • Support

MNHS is proud to partner with the Friends of the Sibley Historic Site to enhance preservation and programs at the site. Join us by donating to this vital work. Thank you!