Grand Marais, Minnesota: Naniboujou Painted Lodge

Former gentlemen's club (now a restaurant) in a rustic lodge, with wall and ceiling murals painted in bright color designs inspired by the art of the Cree tribe. Inc. MN's largest native rock fireplace.
Address:
20 Naniboujou Trail, Grand Marais, MN
Directions:
14 miles east of town on Hwy 61.
Phone:
218-387-2688
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The Naniboujou Painted Lodge

The Naniboujou Lodge is a rustic lodge and dining room from the 1920s, whose every surface is painted in the brightly-colored motifs of the Cree tribe. These stunning murals in the bright colors of marigold, green, red, orange and blue make the place seem like a holy temple, but if you read the fine print they were actually painted by a French artist in the late twenties.

Now run by a quirky evangelical Christian couple whose beliefs forbid them from serving liquor.

[Stacey Williams-Ng, 06/28/2015]

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