COVID-19 Update

MNHS sites and museums temporarily closed through May 1

The health and safety of our guests, staff, volunteers, interns, and community is our highest priority. In accordance with the Minnesota Department of Health’s COVID-19 recommendations, the Minnesota Historical Society has temporarily closed all historic sites and museums through May 1.

We invite you to explore History at Home with us online.

Please note:

  • For more information and to exchange tickets, please call the Box Office at 651-259-3015. 
  • While the Gale Family Library is closed to visitors, library services may be accessed via website and email. For more information: email
  • Our online store is operating with reduced staff and order fulfillment may be delayed. Email with any questions:
  • National History Day in Minnesota competitions have moved online.
  • To reschedule a school field trip, please fill out an online request form or email

COVID-19 Resources: