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Faribault Woolen Mill

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Wonderful wool

The Faribault Woolen Mill is a great place to visit and shop. Staff is amazing, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
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Got any wool?

I have not taken the tour but the shop on site is fantastic. Gorgeous woolen blankets. They have a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Patricia J
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1500 2nd Ave NW, Faribault, MN 55021-3018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The Faribault Woolen Mill is a great place to visit and shop. Staff is amazing, knowledgeable and very helpful, also very friendly. The products are of exceptional quality.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have not taken the tour but the shop on site is fantastic. Gorgeous woolen blankets. They have a sale once a year that has to be seen to be believed.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Patricia J
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I took a tour of the famous Faribault, MN Woolen Mill when the employees had a day off. Although the looms weren't in action at the moment, it was great to see how things worked when it wasn't so noisy! I learned a lot more...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Allyn M M
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Just, wow. Never knew how much effort went into making one blanket! Definitely take the tour, it’s what makes the whole visit really worthwhile. The guide was very knowledgeable and answered any and all questions. They take you through the entire operation there, from when...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mrmertz
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

To think that other than a period of time where they closed they have been around for quite sometime. Their blankets are spectacular and I look forward to the two warehouse sales to stock up. Also shopping their seconds section is quite good as well....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 493alanar
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Really nice products, will last forever. Great gifts. Nice people, and there is a video. Webwere told the manufacturing is not up for tours.

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed April 29, 2017

This mill tour is really excellent. The factory still creates woolen items from raw wool, so you get to see all the steps along the way. Many of the machines are vintage but still functioning along side new equipment. Interesting, informative and enjoyable. A souvenir...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Nikki C
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We took the tour and found it to be very informative. The historic building is right on the Cannon River although it no longer uses the river for power in the mill. Architecturally speaking, the building is not very attractive from the outside, but the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank davidkQ9686WR
Reviewed November 23, 2016

My wife has shoestring relations that started the mill way back in the 1800's so we thought we would go in for the tour. It is well worth the admission price and the guided tour was very informative. It takes about an hour and then...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We visited with a group (St. Cloud Antique Auto Club - Pantowners) the weekend of Oct 7-9. We had a very enjoyable time and thank you for accommodating our large group.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Andria S
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August 15, 2016|
Response from BigfootMN | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a charge for the mill tour. Adults are $6, Kids $3, under 5 free (although under 5 may not actually appreciate everything, if they are interested in how things are made they will probably enjoy it). Also, be... More