Caponi Art Park & Learning Center

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Rates

  • Free admission, $4-$5 suggested donation for programs. $4 per person for guided-tours for organized groups.

Open

    • May 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017

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Directions

  • Entrance located on the south side of Diffley Rd between Pilot Knob Rd and Lexington Ave. Hwy Access: 35E to Eagan. Take Diffley exit and travel 2.5 miles East to entrance.

Other Date Information

  • Closed Mondays May 1 - Sept 5 Tues–Sun: 9AM-8PM. Sept 5 - 30 Tues–Sun: 9AM-7PM. Oct 1 - 31 Tues–Sun: 9AM-6PM.

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: The majority of the land has maintained it's natural state aside from unpaved walking trails. We purchase green, renewable wind energy.
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices

Attraction Attributes

  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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Events

  1. Medieval Fair

    Medieval Fair

    1220 Diffley Rd
    Eagan, MN 55123
    Call: (651) 454-9412

    Need a break from the 21st century? Come to the annual Medieval Fair! Discover what it was like to live during the Middle Ages in the wooded setting of Caponi Art Park. Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism’s Minnesota chapter bring you the Middle Ages as they should have been: without the strife and pestilence!

    Authentic pavilions will be on display in a Medieval Village as artisans in period dress present educational demonstrations and interactive activities. Look forward to rapier and armored combat, coin making, armorers, jugglers, period games, cooking, glass beads, and other arts and skills. Children large and small can try their hand at firing a crossbow. After visiting the Medieval Fair, be sure to tour the rest of the park including the Sculpture Garden and Theater in the Woods.

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