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North West Company Fur Post

12551 Voyageur Ln, Pine City, MN 55063
+1 320-629-6356
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some times you never know

actually learned some very interesting details of life back then i did not know about. I thought I... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
martin g
Rush City, Minnesota
Visted during their Special Event over the summer, very fun, informative

As a close neighbor to this property, but new to the Pine City area, felt an obligation (and was... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Woodbury, New York
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
12551 Voyageur Ln, Pine City, MN 55063
+1 320-629-6356
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

actually learned some very interesting details of life back then i did not know about. I thought I knew most of it. If you are still capable of being taught/learning, it is worth the money and time. solid 6 of 10 on scale..maybe 7. it...More

Thank martin g
Reviewed 28 October 2016

As a close neighbor to this property, but new to the Pine City area, felt an obligation (and was curious) to visit the site. Perfect timing with regard to the special event weekend in late September, where they have re-enactments and people in character. Canoe...More

Thank dmhanse
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My daughter and I stumbled upon this wonderful historic site quite by accident, and what a pleasant one it was! As we were driving from Minneapolis to the North Shore we saw signs for the North West Company Fur Post and decided to stop. Lucky...More

Thank Dineyander
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We found the annual Mystery at the Fur Post event online and traveled from NE to attend. The event did not disappoint. It was very budget friendly and they had thought of everything. We talked to actors who were wearing authentic clothing and followed clues...More

Thank apeters1088
PSchifferdeck, Manager at North West Company Fur Post, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed 24 September 2016

My seven year old grandson enjoyed our visit tob this site. The initial visit to the interpretative museum was interesting and understandable with some adult direction. The guide in period costume did a Good job of bring living history to life on the trail and...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Really interesting historical site with very informative guides and great hiking trails. The museum is also very well-done.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Excellent stop for anyone interested in early history of MN and the fur trade. Restored fur trading post and fantastic and beautiful interpretive center. We had an excellent guide with an appropriate foreign accent dressed in period costume. He held the interest of the adults...More

1  Thank KentNewLondonMN
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Took 3 generations (kids, grandparents) to this historical site. The tour which is about 30-40 minutes long with tour guides dressed in costumes was great. Kids get to touch almost everything! The guides were engaging and asked kids questions etc.. After you are done lots...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

A great experience for my girls. We got a ride on the dog sled. The exhibits were set up so the girls could play in the teepee and touch the blankets, and clothing. Outside the teepee there was a fake campfire with pots and pans...More

Thank Jer Jen R
Reviewed 7 March 2016

They have re enactment of indian trade and settlers and the cabins and how things were made in that time, trading post and a small museum, including beaver hats and birch bark canoes.

Thank elephant122
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Are they open on Monday, August 31st?
26 August 2015|
Response from PSchifferdeck | Property representative |
Open on Monday, August 31?
26 August 2015|
Response from PSchifferdeck | Property representative |
Yes, we are open 10:00 to 5:00. Tours are on the hour and half-hour with the last one leaving at 4:00. The tour lasts 40 minutes.