2097 West Larpenteur Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55113
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The Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life compares the lives of Early Minnesota Pioneers with those of the Dakota Indians who lived in the region. Costumed guides give tours of the site, which includes a 19th century farm house, a unique one-room school house, barns, farm animals, a replica sod house, Dakota tipi and artifacts, bark lodge, pioneer and Dakota gardens, and more. The museum reflect both early farm life in Minnesota and pioneer Jane Gibbs’s friendship with the Dakota, who camped on the site as they headed north to gather wild rice.
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