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3 Best Landmarks in St Paul, MN

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in St Paul, Minnesota. All of our landmarks actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

JAMES J. HILL HOUSE

240 Summit Avenue, St Paul, MN 55102 DIRECTIONS

Since 1891

Here’s The Deal:
James J. Hill House' was built in 1891, and it is a national historical landmark and an iconic icon of the summit avenue of St. Paul. The 36,000-square-foot manor house was built for railroad giant James J. Hill in Minnesota. It holds 16 chandeliers, 13 bathrooms, 22 fireplaces, a reception hall almost 100 feet long, advanced mechanical facilities, and a two-story skylit art gallery. The impressive features of the house, such as chandeliers, stained glass, and hand-carved woodwork, were sprawling throughout the building. The fourth floor contains a room stage capable of seating 200 spectators, a grand piano, and gymnastics equipment. It boasts state-of-the-art mechanical systems, indoor plumbing, and exquisite stained glass and carved woodwork.

SPECIALTY:
Summer Camp, Collections, Art Gallery, House, Education, Speaker Presentations, Group Tour, Architectural, Events, Book Club, Community Outreach, Cultural Activities, Historical Buildings & Library

Price: Admission:
Adults - $12
Seniors (65+) Active military and veterans College students - $10
Children ages 5-17 - $8

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mnhs.org/hillhouse

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MINNESOTA STATE CAPITOL

75 Rev Drive Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, St Paul, MN 55155 DIRECTIONS

Since 1905

Here’s The Deal:
Minnesota State Capitol is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Minnesota, in its capital city of Saint Paul. The Capitol houses the Minnesota Senate, the Attorney General's office, the Minnesota House of Representatives, and the governor's office. World-renowned architect Cass Gilbert designed the Capitol in 1905. The capital boasts the world's second-largest self-supporting marble dome, works by significant 19th and 20th centuries artists, and Civil and Spanish-American War battle flags. The workers at Capitol aspire to conserve and restore the original architecture and artistic vision of Cass Gilbert for future generations. The State Capitol's exterior is white Georgian marble and St. Cloud granite. Visitors are greeted by six marble statues above the main entrance. The building and the grounds are open for public use to hold numerous meetings, speeches, and ceremonies. Free tours and reserved public parking are accessible in several parking lots at the State Capitol.

SPECIALTY:
Guided Tour, Paintings, Architectural, Historic Preservation, Special Events, Reception Room, House, Historical Tours, Public Meeting Space, Monuments & Government Buildings

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mnhs.org/capitol

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Building Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 3pm
Sun: 1pm - 4pm
Tour Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10am - 11pm|
12pm - 1pm|2pm
Sun: 1pm - 3pm

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LANDMARK CENTER

75 West 5th Street, St Paul, MN 55102 DIRECTIONS

Since 1892

Here’s The Deal:
Landmark Center is a vibrant cultural center for music, dance, theatre, exhibits, public forums, and hosts numerous community special events. It is a non-profit organization committed to managing and preserving the historical center as a prominent historical and cultural center. The center aims to offer an extensive menu of healthy, family-friendly cultural activities for everyone in their neighborhood. The organization from the wrecking ball restored its former grandeur, was listed on the global register of historic sites, and reopened to the public in 1978. It includes multi-circulating collections that record Ramsey County and St. Paul's history.

SPECIALTY:
Theater, Public Forums and Hosts Countless Special Events, Weddings, Gift Shop, Rentals, Music, Exhibitions, Dance & Five Gallery Spaces

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landmarkcenter.org

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Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm

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