James J. Hill House

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  • $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members


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  • 240 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, 55102. 1/2 block W of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Parking on Summit Ave. & adjacent streets. GPS: 44.9454,-93.1093

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  • Open Wednesday-Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 1 to 4 pm.

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  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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    "The Raymond and Ruth Reister Collection" Exhibit

    240 Summit Ave
    St Paul, MN 55102
    Call: (651) 297-2555

    Raymond and Ruth Reister were both passionate supporters of Minnesota art and the Minnesota Historical Society. Through their estate, they donated a collection of more than 30 works of art—consisting of landscapes, figurative work and abstract compositions that span much of the 20th century—to MNHS. In this exhibit, view the works donated by the Reisters, including notable Minnesotans Charles Beck, Nicholas Brewer, Alexis Fournier and Clement Haupers, as well as other recent MNHS art acquisitions.

  2. Summit Avenue Walking Tours

    Summit Avenue Walking Tours

    240 Summit Ave
    St Paul, MN 55102
    Call: (651) 297-2555

    Join these popular outdoor tours of the historic Summit Avenue neighborhood! Tours begin at the James J. Hill House and proceed west along Summit Avenue, named one of America's "Great Streets," return via side streets and alleyways, and conclude outside the Cathedral of St. Paul. Guided tours focus on the architecture, original owners, social history, and current preservation issues facing this nationally recognized historic district. The tour covers 1.5 miles and uses public sidewalks and parks. All areas are handicapped accessible, but some side streets are cobblestone and have historic stone curbs. Sat: 11:00am & 2:00pm, Sun: 2:00pm

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