Hours and Admission

June 8 – September 2, 2019

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am–5:00 pm

September 4 – October 27, 2019

Open Saturdays 10:00 am–5:00 pm and for special events and school field trips.

October 28, 2019 – May, 2020

Closed for the season except for special events and school field trips.


Adults $12
Seniors ages 65+
College students (w/ID)
Children ages 5–17 $6
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
Blue Star Families Free
Native Americans  Free
Veterans and up to 5 family members Free

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

Museums on Us (Card Holder Offer)

Holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day Weekend for special events (May 25-27, 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)
  • Open Independence Day (July 4, 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)
  • Open Labor Day (September 2, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group tours

Bring your group of 10 or more adults and receive reduced admission. Available June 8–September 2, 2019. Call 651-259-3003 or email grouptickets@mnhs.org to reserve.

Field trips

Available April 8–June 7, 2019. Call 1-888-387-5008 or use the field trip request form to schedule.

Special offers

6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

Find out how your 6th grader can visit MNHS sites free with a 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass.

Museums on Us

One free admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders the first full weekend of every month. Bring your card and picture ID.