Sibley Historic Site
1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota, MN 55150


Closed for the season.


  • $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



2017 Oct 18

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Field Trips

Explore some of Minnesota’s oldest standing buildings, including the home of Henry Hastings Sibley—fur trader, general, and our state’s first governor.

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Building Minnesota

Students learn about Minnesota’s past through the lens of Henry Sibley’s life, including history of the fur trade and U.S.-Dakota relations in early Minnesota

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


$5 per student, $50 minimum group fee
Teachers FREE
One free adult per 10 students


  • Length: 75 minutes
  • Free bus parking on street
  • This site is managed by the Dakota County Historical Society.


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