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Gibbs Farm Museum

#52 of 119 things to do in Saint Paul Features Animals
2097 Larpenteur Ave West, Saint Paul, MN 55113
+1 651-646-8629
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Terrific place to visit with youngsters; lots of active learning opportunities

Came here in the fall with several young children who loved the active learning; making candles... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Seniordad
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
A good place for kids to visit

Gibbs Farm museum is a perfect destination for a family of young children or for a field trip for... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Scot S
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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28 Nov 2016
“Terrific place to visit with youngsters; lots of active learning opportunities”
11 Aug 2016
“A good place for kids to visit”
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2097 Larpenteur Ave West, Saint Paul, MN 55113
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Came here in the fall with several young children who loved the active learning; making candles, sitting in one room school house chairs and using slates as children did decades ago, etc. etc. VERY much worth the visit. We recommend coming on a day where...More

Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Gibbs Farm museum is a perfect destination for a family of young children or for a field trip for elementary school children. There is lots to learn there about the Dakota people and the Gibbs family that settled on the land. You view 2 types...More

Thank Scot S
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Wonderful local history; great staff and volunteers who are very knowledgeable and informative and who guage well the age of their audience when talking about various exhibits.

Thank annegr40
Reviewed 28 August 2013

I'll start by saying our tour guide was very knowledgeable. He had a lot of information to share and for those visiting Minnesota for the first time, it was very interesting to hear about early settlers in Minnesota. The tour guide also took into consideration...More

4  Thank bullridr31
Reviewed 24 April 2013

It was a nice family day. A place to bring the kids. A place that on the ride home was a common topic discussed during the ride. Had communication going on with the kids and that a plus anytime.

2  Thank paulsddd3
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Gibbs Farm shows the life many of our ancestors went through when they first arrived in Minnesota. The farm is right in town and is very geared to children. A great place to bring the kids.

Thank mageestillh2o
Reviewed 4 November 2012

My kids have all been to this place on field trips and I was lucky enough to go with my daughter on her field trip. What a great experience!!

Thank JenaD_73
Reviewed 23 October 2012

This is a place for young and old alike. Great educational facility with knowledgeable personnel. It is well kept and easy to access. Very friendly for families.

Thank Joelle K
Reviewed 22 October 2012

It's a nice place to visit once, but I won't be going back. Some interesting facts from the good ole days, but not much else.

Thank Marguerite A
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Set in a beautifully restored prairie landscape, Gibbs Farm transports you back to life in the 1800s in Minnesota. Jane Gibbs went to school with Dakota children. Later, Jane and Heman Gibbs started life on their farm living in a small soddy. Life in the...More

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