Hours and Admission


September 3 - October 20, 2019

Day Hours
Saturday Noon–4:00 pm
Sunday Noon–4:00 pm
Monday–Friday Closed

October 21 - December 31, 2019

Closed for the season.


Category Cost
Adult $6
Seniors ages 65+
Active military*
College students
Children ages 5–17 $4
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members and Nicollet County Historical Society members Free
*Blue Star Families 
(May 18 - September 2, 2019)
(On site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2019 Holidays

  • Open Memorial Day, 10:00 am–4:00 pm (May 27, 2019)
  • Open Labor Day, 10:00 am–4:00 pm  (September 2, 2019)

  • Closed all other holidays

Group ticket

Call 507-354-8666 or email harkinstore@mnhs.org to schedule.

Field trips

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.