Hours and Admission

September 1 – October 28, 2018

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

October 29, 2018 – May, 2019

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


Adults $12
Seniors ages 65+
Veterans and active military
College students
Children ages 5–17 $6
Children age 4 and under Free
Native Americans Free
MNHS members Free

Limited Income Program

Group tours

Bring your group of 10 or more adults and receive reduced admission. Available June 9–September 3, 2018. Call 651-259-3003 or email grouptickets@mnhs.org to reserve.

Field trips

Available September 24–October 31, 2018. 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.

Veterans and active military

Veterans and active military receive $2 off admission every day, and free admission every Memorial Day.

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.