Fort Ridgely State Historic Site

Contact Information


  • Adults – $5, Seniors (65+) & Students W/ ID – $3, Children 6-17 - $3, Children under 6, MNHS and NCHS members- free *Please call ahead for sign language interpreters, field trip or other group reservations.


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  • In Fort Ridgely State Park, off Minn Hwy 4, seven miles S of Fairfax. Ten miles north of Sleepy Eye.

Other Date Information

  • September, first three weekends in October: Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 5 pm, Monday holidays 10 am - 5 pm. Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day: Thursday - Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Monday holidays 10 am - 5 pm.

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more
  • Native American Heritage

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  1. Minnesota River: Scott Kudelka

    Fort Ridgely State Park
    Fairfax, MN 55332
    Call: 507-934-2160

    Naturalist Scott Kudelka will be here to educate us on the Minnesota River. Rivers are considered arteries of the landscape providing all different types of benefits including a home and habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, recreational activities, as well as a water source for some communities.

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