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Charles Lindbergh House and Museum

Charles Lindbergh House and MuseumCharles Lindbergh had the pleasure of growing up in Little Falls, MN where he enjoyed the outdoor lifestyle of the area. At a very young age, Lindbergh showed interest in aviation. He dreamed of becoming a pilot one day. He attended Little Falls High School although he was not a particularly good student at the time. Lindbergh was much more interested in mechanical things like cars, farm equipment, and motorcycles. Luckily students who wanted to work on the farm could leave school and still receive full academic credit. Lindbergh left classes to run his family farm only to return to receive his diploma in 1918. Lindbergh continues to run the farm for the next two years.

Charles Lindbergh's 1927 transatlantic solo flight from New York to Paris launched an aviation revolution and made him one of the most famous Americans in the 20th century. Explore his original furnished childhood home to learn how his childhood experiences shaped the legacy he would create. Learn about his contributions to aviation, medical science, environmentalism, and complex viewpoints through the museum’s interactive exhibits. Discover the beauty of the Mississippi River by walking the hiking trails connecting into Charles A. Lindbergh State Park. See for yourself where a dream took flight.

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum is a National Historic Landmark.

The site is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, Thursday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday Noon - 5:00 p.m., closed Monday through Wednesday except for Monday holidays. After Labor Day the site will be open for living history, holiday special events, and by appointment for educational and group tours.

For more information visit www.mnhs.org/lindbergh, call 320-616-5421 or email lindbergh@mnhs.org (Operated by the Minnesota Historical Society).