Self-guided Bunnell House Tours offer fascinating insights into Local Heritage

Winona Minnesota Historic Site Architecture history

Journey through history with a Historic Bunnell House tour! This self-guided adventure leads you into the captivating world of the local Willard Bunnell family. After a brief welcome by your host at the Homer, MN site, delve into the Bunnell’s colorful past as you discover the stories and legacy they left behind in this unique home.

Explore three floors of this authentic building constructed around 1850 in the distinctive Rural or Steamboat Gothic style. The pine and a limestone foundation used to create the house offer a glimpse into the architectural tastes of its era. Discover the innovative design in the basement kitchen, main level family and entertaining rooms, and quaint, third-floor bedrooms. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this house stands as a testament to the region’s fascinating heritage and architectural significance. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply curious about the stories of bygone eras, this experience promises to be both educational and enlightening.

Experience Details:

  • Location: Historic Bunnell House (36106 Old Homer Road – Homer, MN)

  • Admission at the door: $5 for Adults / $3 for Students

  • Tour Dates and Times: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., on the following weekends:

    • May 17 & 18

    • June 14 & 15

    • July 19 & 20

    • August 2 & 3

    • September 20 & 21