Alexander Ramsey House

Alexander Ramsey House Field Trips

Transport students back in time with tours of one of the nation's best-preserved Victorian homes. Built by Alexander Ramsey, Minnesota's first territorial governor, the house is filled with thousands of original family items and furnishings.

Use our pre-visit materials listed below before you come.

Academic Standards: 

All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.

Classroom Materials: 

Before bringing students to the Alexander Ramsey House, teachers are encouraged to share activities to help them get the most out of their visit. All files are in PDF.

Field Trip Options

The Ramseys

Discover what life was like for Governor Alexander Ramsey and his family. Family letters, diaries and photos are used to share the story of the Ramseys and their servants. This guided tour can be customized to include a specific focus of the Victorian era, such as interior design, family life or Minnesota and national politics.

Grades: Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost: $6 per student