Finnish Heritage Homestead Tours in Embarrass, MN

Finnish Heritage Homestead Tours

Situated in the Embarrass River Valley, the town of the same name attracted Finnish immigrants at the turn of the last century, possibly due to a similar climate and landscape. Visit restored homesteads, log buildings and the Nelimark Home Museum in this guided tour.


Heritage Homestead Tours begin at the Embarrass Information Center and Rest Stop and the intersection of County Road 21 and Highway 135. For more information, call 218.984.2084 or click here.

Hours & Rates

Tours are offered Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. Memorial Day Weekeend through Labor Day Weekend, and other days by appointment only. Cost is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and free to children 12 and under. Group rate is $5 per person.

Interesting Facts

It’s location in a river valley against the Laurentian Divide make Embarrass one of the nation’s coldest spots. Prepare for a three-hour local Finnish immersion-history lesson on this tour!