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.
Somalis and Minnesota. Closing soon.
Somalis and Minnesota. Now on view.

Upcoming special events

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Local History Workshop

Book and Paper Conservation Basics

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Mon., May 20, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
$25

"Green Card Voices: Immigrants Telling Their Life Stories" Exhibit Closing

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Mon., May 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

"Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography" Exhibit Opening

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Jun 1, 2019, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

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