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Runestone Museum

Runestone MuseumTake a journey through history and learn about the Norse explorers visit to Douglas County over 600 years ago, leaving behind a 202 pound stone now known world wide as the Kensington Runestone, which is a record of their explorations in the new world. See first hand the Viking ship “Snorri”, a 40 foot replica of a trans–Atlantic Viking Knarr (ship)and other antique ships, on permanent display in the Maritime Museum. Discover Fort Alexandria, which is a replica of the early settlers fort built in 1862, which features a log church, a log general store, a log cabin, an 1885 schoolhouse, and a large agricultural building with many exhibits.

Runestone Museum
206 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308
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