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Julian H. Sleeper House Museum

66 S. St. Albans St., Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-225-1505
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Step Back In Time

This place is really extraordinary and there's a reason. What you'll see in the JSH is not a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
csfeedback327
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Wallingford, Connecticut
One of a Kind

Based on the reviews in TripAdvisor, we decided to check this out. The host, Dr. Seth Hawkins, was... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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“art pottery” (2 reviews)
“gilded age” (3 reviews)
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66 S. St. Albans St., Saint Paul, MN
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+1 651-225-1505
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"president garfield"
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"roseville"
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"memorabilia"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really extraordinary and there's a reason. What you'll see in the JSH is not a result of happenstance or a random collection of artifacts accumulated as years went by. The gems you encounter here represent a lifetime of intelligent acquisitions by Dr....More

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Reviewed December 2, 2016

Based on the reviews in TripAdvisor, we decided to check this out. The host, Dr. Seth Hawkins, was knowledgeable and interesting. He knows his stuff! And he will talk as long as you are interested and continue to ask questions. The museum is an eclectic...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2016

The Julian H. Sleeper House Museum turns the residence of a St. Paul entrepreneur and hotelier into a singular glimpse at the Gilded Era. Located in the shady Crocus Hill neighborhood of Saint Paul, the Sleeper House is a building tour not to be missed....More

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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This by far was one of the more interesting tours I have ever experienced.... Dr Hawkins was truly amazing providing a wealth of information about the history of st. Paul as well as the history and day-to-day life in this period of time....

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Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Julian H. Sleeper House is an unforgettable experience, with so much to see and learn. Dr. Hawkins is a wealth of information about so many things, that he makes the tour well worth the $7 admission. If you have not had the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2014

The Julian Sleeper House offers an original look at the Gilded Age lifestyle. If you like "high Victorian," it's here. Eloquent host Dr. Seth Hawkins begins your visit with a real parlor chat. Yes, you may sit on the chairs or even the fainting couch....More

4  Thank spascale
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Reviewed March 6, 2014

Dr. Hawkins and I became acquainted 40 years ago at the National Forensic Association's intercollegiate speech tournament he founded in 1971. Since that time I have visited his home a number of times. I once flew in from Hawaii where I was living just to...More

1  Thank Mike K
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

My husband knows I love historic houses and so often will search for new experiences whenever we travel. This house was one that was new to us and unknown to many of the people we know who have lived in the Twin Cities their entire...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2013

You can tell by reading from the Sleeper House Museum's website that wit & humor (love of satire) lives at the Museum. It comes across, too, on the outbound voice message when you call for reservations. But, the most fun comes when being hosted by...More

3  Thank JJandT
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