Minnesota History Center

Wide view of the Minnesota History Center under a blue sky.

Where Minnesota history lives

Exterior view of the Minnesota History Center under a blue sky.

Where Minnesota history lives

Through inspiring exhibits, thought-provoking programs, live performances, and action-packed discovery, the History Center feeds your curiosity about Minnesota’s stories, people, and places.

Man and little boy take notes in an exhibit.

Featured exhibits

First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom.
First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom.
Our Home Native Minnesota.
Our Home Native Minnesota exhibit now on view.

Upcoming special events

Cancelled World War II Round Table The First American Tank Battles of WWII - Defense of the Philippines
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Thu., Apr 9, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Cancelled Minnesota Jazz Legends
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sun., Apr 19, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$10-20/MNHS members save 20%
Cancelled Artists in the Gallery Birchbark with Pat Kruse
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Apr 25, 2020, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Included with $8-12 museum admission/MNHS members free

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