MNHS blog

10,000 Books

Managed by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, this blog features interviews with authors as well as text and photo excerpts from MNHS Press books.

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Collections Up Close

The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.

Done By Volunteers & Interns

The Minnesota Historical Society's volunteer and intern programs welcome people from all communities to engage in mission-related projects. Over 2,500 volunteers and interns contribute 71,000 hours annually. This diverse volunteer corps helps to achieve the MNHS mission — Using the Power of History to Transform Lives.

Institutional Sustainability

Sustainability is an integral part to the operations of museums and historic buildings. Learn about how the Minnesota Historical Society is approaching sustainability, and get tips on energy, waste, and water savings in your own homes.

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Northern Lights

Northern Lights is a comprehensive curriculum for teaching Minnesota Studies at 6th grade. This blog highlights resources, opportunities, and teaching tips related to Northern Lights.