North West Company Fur Post


  • Hours: Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day: Mon 10am-5pm, Thu-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun Noon-5pm. Open Memorial Day and Labor Day 10am-5pm. Open Saturdays 10am-5pm in May and September.

Step into a reconstructed fur post from the winter of 1804. Meet a French Voyageur, a British fur trade clerk and visit an Ojibwe encampment. The visitor center houses an expansive exhibit gallery with a 24-foot birch canoe, a 30-foor tall stone fireplace and a gift shop. The Snake River heritage trails are open year round for hiking, snowshoeing and skiing. The North West Company Fur Post is one of 26 historic sites and museums operated by the Minnesota Historical Society.

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