John H. Stevens House

4901 Minnehaha Avenue S.
  Minneapolis MN 55417
  (located in Minnehaha Falls Park)


'The Birthplace of Minneapolis'

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Historic John H. Stevens House Museum

Birthplace of Minneapolis and Hennepin County


Check our Exhibits page for new, extended hours
and a description of our current exhibit,
A Walk in the Park !

... information about upcoming exhibits

Come to Historic John H. Stevens House Museum and explore the history of  Minneapolis in the place where ordinary people dreamed up a brand new city and turned it into reality.   Learn about the courage and imagination that turned a lonely prairie into a bustling city!

Hear about how Minneapolis school children saved our history by pulling the House to its present site!

One of the top ten places to visit in Minneapolis! Minneapolis history tours delight residents and visitors alike!

                                                      Here's what our visitors say:

Wonderful!   Fantastic!  Very cool!  Great exhibition! 
Great information!  Beautiful place!

So blessed to see this.   Great history of Minneapolis.  
Love it here. So much rich history.
Peaceful and interesting.  Awesome.   Interesting and friendly staff. 
Lovely experience. This was amazing.
Love the grounds and history. Interesting place full of history - love it.

Wow! Great history here.   Wonderful heirloom.    
Hats off to you for preserving this!   




Steven's House connects directly with downtown hotels via Light Rail.

Downtown Minneapolis


Minneapolis Convention Center Hotels

Metrodome Hotels

Twin Cities Marathon Hotel

Nokia Sugar Bowl Marathon Hotels

Small group tours are given throughout the year by appointment only.

Call us at 612 722-2220 to make special arrangements for your school, church, social,
or other tour group.  Private tours arranged by request: 

For information about summer community service opportunities, click on "Volunteers".

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