Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum & Info Center330 8th St
Walnut Grove, MN 56180
Located 1/2 block South of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Highway 14 on County Road 5 in Walnut Grove, Minnesota.Get Directions
Author Laura Ingalls Wilder lived on Plum Creek near Walnut Grove in the 1870's. Eight buildings make up the Museum grounds telling the history of the Ingalls Family and other pioneers to Walnut Grove. Life sized Dugout is a great hands-on exhibit. Check website for times & dates.
Gift Store Open Year Round. Museum Buildings open April 1st - October 31st. April & Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4; May & Sept. Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5; June, July, & Aug. Mon-Sun 10-6. Nov-March please call for hours.
Hours & DatesGift Store Open Year Round. Museum Buildings open April 1st - October 31st. April & Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4; May & Sept. Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5; June, July, & Aug. Mon-Sun 10-6. Nov-March please call for hours.
5 & under FREE, 5-12 years old $4, 13 & over $7. Free parking. Free Admittance to Gift Store.
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 156 reviews
It is evident that the curator makes a good effort to present the small collection well.
We drove a couple hours out of the way for our visit and I’m not sure it was quite worth that amount of time.
— tdelano, October 5, 2019
What a great place but a little bit in the middle of nowhere. We were visiting Minneapolis and I decided to drive the 2 1/2 road trip to this place while my family went to a Twins game. I thought I’d...
— valgalbrown, September 14, 2019
It was good to see all that Laura was in her life when she was young. It was very interesting. I loved going through the Museum seeing the replica of her home when they homestead. I would go again.
— planetwilson57, September 4, 2019
Self guided, very interesting tour. Probably best liked by "Little House on the Prairie" fans. Most of the buildings actually had nothing to do with her or the show, except to show how things were...
— Randy5mwc, August 30, 2019
The museum has some interesting artifacts both from the real-life Laura and the TV show, interspersed with replicas (a desk like Laura's; a china pattern like Laura's). Kids might enjoy the "other...
— 761joycea, August 30, 2019