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Murphy's Landing

2187 East Highway 101, Shakopee, MN 55379-1797
+1 763-694-7784
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A good history place

Going to Murphy's Landing is link traveling back in time to where the settlers lived and work... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Shakopee, Minnesota
Worthwhile stop with some history

Went there on a weekday in May and the houses were not open yet. Walked around and spent over an... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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2187 East Highway 101, Shakopee, MN 55379-1797
+1 763-694-7784
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Going to Murphy's Landing is link traveling back in time to where the settlers lived and work . Even the kids had things to work and do chores to help the family

Thank raywittl
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Went there on a weekday in May and the houses were not open yet. Walked around and spent over an hour there. The scenery with the houses was good and would recommend paying the fee to do the houses (when it is open). Still enjoyed...More

1  Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This place is a true walk back in history from the 1850s to the 1890s. There are farms and house from different time periods in the 1800's and on some weekends there are people dressed up from the time period. Defiantly for history lovers!!!

3  Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went with his parents. The horse trolley was fun and an easy way to get to some of the buildings. The tour was fun to see all the houses and fun to see those in costume. They were friendly and gave...More

2  Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We did the tour and got to go into buildings that arent just open. We had a blast and my kids learned a lot. They have toured many historical places so some of the things they knew. The dressmaker was in so they got to...More

3  Thank nannyheadie
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited with two families that included 6 kids under the age of 7. They had so much fun! There was a lot to see and learn and a lot more hands on activities for the kids than we expected. Pack a picnic lunch and...More

2  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The people at the landing were very knowledgeable. The people at the landing were actually cooking reAl food on old fashion stoves. They all played their parts very were. I loved the Wild West show and gun fights.

2  Thank tanna123
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Murphy's landing is the best kept secret in the cities! it is an old 1889 village set up with the original houses brought in from all over the state. its open every weekend in the summer. you can go into each house where there is...More

5  Thank madamlorna
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have taken grandkids here for folkways of Christmas - a living history village to se how people lived and celebrated in the late 1800's. You can go at your own pace

2  Thank Carol B
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Every time I'm in Minnesota I'm amazed how many people I encounter who don't know about this place - literally a walk through history. After you pay the small fee to get in, you get on a horse-drawn wagon that takes you to a cabin...More

6  Thank dmpdsc
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