Historic Knute Nelson House

1219 Nokomis St.
Alexandria, MN 56308- Map It
Phone: (320) 762-0382

AAA Editor Notes

Historic Knute Nelson House is at 1219 Nokomis St. It was the former home of the Minnesota governor (1892-95) and U.S. senator (1895-1923). Guided tours take visitors through the restored turn-of-the-20th-century house. Many of the original furnishings remain. The building also serves as the home of the Douglas County Historical Society, which maintains a family research facility. Guided tours are available.
$5; $3 (ages 0-8). Research $10 daily.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4:30. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.