Comstock House506 8th St S
Moorhead, MN 56560
506 Eighth St. S. (MN Hwy. 75) at 5th Ave. S. in Moorhead.Get Directions
Built by Solomon G. Comstock in 1883, this Victorian home showcases the popular styles of the time, blending Queen Anne and Eastlake designs. Comstock was a U.S. Representative and banker who helped build James J. Hill’s railroad. He and his wife, Sarah Ball, raised three children in the home. The Comstock House is a Minnesota Historical Society historic site managed by the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.
Hours & Dates
Summer (May 23 - September 6)
- Saturday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- Sunday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- Adults: $7.00
- Seniors (65+) Veterans Active military* College students: $6.00
- Children ages 5-17: $5.00
- Children age 4 and under: $4.00
- MNHS members and HCSCC members: FREE
- *Blue Star Families (Armed Forces Day - Labor Day): FREE
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 5 reviews
This 11 room house has a tour guide who set up a video of how the Comstock family live and the history of Moorhead .. The house was built around 1880 and has lots of the original furnishings..The...
— chestercarbone, August 1, 2018
The Comstock House may look a bit underwhelming from the outside, but the furnishings and the history inside, will not disappoint. Our tour guide Kaci was very knowledgeable about the history of the...
— emmypie88, August 23, 2017
If you are a history buff and want to know about Moorhead, MN, this is the place to start. Great tour guide, interior was amazing and so full of information, you almost felt like you lived in the...
— victor59, March 17, 2015
The Comstock house used to be the edge of town and for many years Moorhead has grown around it. The Comstock family lived there for generations and were civic and business leaders who believed...
— ontgoMN, August 30, 2014
My wife and I took advantage of the Comstock House’s free day in June. The house is managed by the MN Historical Society, so there are not many of these days, but I would strongly suggest (at least...
— JesseWhite, December 23, 2013