Ramsey County Historical Society offers unique, hands-on programs at the Gibbs Farm historic site. Costumed interpreters provide a glimpse into nineteenth century pioneer and Dakota daily life. Our local history comes alive through stories, crafts, gardening, animal husbandry, and more. You will see and experience original and replica buildings, including a log-and-sod home, the original Gibbs farmhouse and barn, tipi, Dakota summer bark lodge, and one-room schoolhouse.

Gibbs Farm is open to the public on Saturdays through the end of October (10/30).

Hours are 10am-4pm. A combination tour of the Gibbs Farmhouse, one-room schoolhouse, Dakota Bark Lodge and Tipi will be offered every hour on the hour (10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm). Prior registration is NOT required for  Saturday public hours. Tours will have a capacity limit of 10 guests. Please sign up for your tour as soon as you arrive on site. Face masks will be required while on a staff-led tour.  Credit & debit card purchases preferred. Please call us for more information!

Read our Dakota Land Acknowledgement Statement – Gibbs Farm waives public hour admission fees for all Dakota and Indigenous people.

Office hours are Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Call us at 651-646-8629 or  Contact us here.

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Gibbs Farm Volunteer Opportunities

Gibbs Farm has a variety of opportunities for volunteers.
For more information, see the Job & Volunteer Opportunities page.