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James J. Hill House (1891)

Map240 Summit Ave.
St. Paul 55102


This Gilded Age mansion, built by railroad magnate James J. Hill, includes 13 bathrooms, 22 fireplaces, a two-story skylit art gallery and a large reception hall. Get a glimpse at life in a 19th century mansion by exploring four floors of the house and learn about Hill's impact on the region. Admission: $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $6 children (6-17), ages 5 and younger and Minnesota Historical Society members free.

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