Sibley Historic Site
1356 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota, MN 55150


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

Open Labor Day 1-4 pm

Call 651-452-1596 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



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Field Trips

The town of Mendota was an important place in 19th-century Minnesota. The center of the region's fur trade, Mendota was also the home of Henry Sibley, fur trader, U.S.-Dakota War general and Minnesota's first governor.
Sibley Historic Site tours are the perfect complement to a visit to Historic Fort Snelling. Book both sites and receive a discount.

Field Trip Options

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: 4, 5, 6Cost: $5 per student

Book a field trip


$5 per student
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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