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Featured Events

9 Nights of Music

Tue, Jul 7, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Minnesota History Center

The 9 Nights of Music series presents the vibrant rhythms and sounds of Minnesota's multi-cultural community at free outdoor performances.


Tue., Jul 7
Orkestar Bez Ime Concert
Minnesota History Center
Tue., Jul 7
Old Saint Anthony Pub Crawl
Mill City Museum
Wed., Jul 8
Downtown St. Paul Pub Crawl
Minnesota History Center
Sat., Jul 11
Mid-Century Modern Architecture Crawl
Minnesota History Center

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Hot Day in July

A group of farmers threshing on a hot July day in 1938. This image forms part of our Minneapolis...

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Featured Exhibit

We Are Hmong Minnesota

We Are Hmong Minnesota

Now on view at the Minnesota History Center.

MNopedia Article

Sow the seeds of victory! Plant and raise your own vegetables.

Liberty Gardens

When President Woodrow Wilson called upon Americans to help fight the war in 1917, Minnesotans planted homegrown plots to help conserve foods that were essential for U.S. troops and their allies.

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Get the Minnesota History App

Get the Minnesota History App

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Minnesota History magazine, and we're celebrating with a new app!

Education

Youth group field trip programs

Summer Adventures

Kids can enjoy hands-on fun all summer long! Youth group field trip programs can be found at our sites and museums across the state.

Gale Family Library

Green Giant Ice Cream

Tastes Like Summer: Research Ice Cream in Minnesota

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with the Gale Family Library! Discover ice cream images, recipes, and stories in our collections.

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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Three provocative essays and more than sixty full-color images weave Ebony Fashion Fair's tale of vision, innovation, and power that has inspired African American women for decades.