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The Historic Kiesling House Opens This Weekend in New Ulm

The historic Kiesling House opens this weekend Saturday, May 28, Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Explore the past at The Kiesling House constructed in 1861; it survived the US-Dakota War of 1862 and is the only wood-framed house from that era remaining in Brown County.

Learn about early pioneer settlement, customs and traditions of area immigrants and events like the Dakota War that shaped New Ulm.  Examine the development of community and influence of social and political issues on area residents.

Find out about the disasters survived by the Kiesling family and the Kiesling house like locust plague and the cyclone of 1881 Observe reenactment of heritage trades, chores and activities. View displays, participate in hands-on craft activities and watch demonstrations.

Shop in the Gift Shop for unique items.

Where:  Located downtown New Ulm at 220 North Minnesota Street

Hours:  Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day on Sat & Sun: 1:00 – 4:00; for group tours, spring, summer & fall & other times during special events in New Ulm

Admission:  $3.00 per person – Free 5 and under

Contact Info:  507-351-2636 www.kieslinghouse.org Follow us on Facebook

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