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Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum


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The immigrant story comes alive at Vesterheim, America's oldest and largest museum devoted to one immigrant group. The downtown historic complex includes the main building, built in 1877 as a luxury hotel; an 1800s farmhouse from Norway; early pioneer immigrant homes; a church and house from North Dakota; and a stone mill that houses early farm equipment. Displays feature costumes, homes, room settings, colorful folk arts and woodcarvings, church altars, and a 25-foot boat.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 9-5 daily, May-Oct.; 10-4 Tue.-Sun., Nov.-Apr.
Address: 523 W. Water St.
Phone: 563-382-9681
Our Email: vesterheim@vesterheim.org
Our Website:www.vesterheim.org

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