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 exhibit now on view.
Our Home Native Minnesota exhibit now on view.

Upcoming special events

Sold Out History Forum A History of White Women & White Supremacy in the Jim Crow Era with Elizabeth Gillespie McRae
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Dec 14, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$16/MNHS members save 20%
History Forum A History of White Women & White Supremacy in the Jim Crow Era with Elizabeth Gillespie McRae
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Dec 14, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$16/MNHS members save 20%
Winter Break: Minnesota Music Celebration
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Thu., Dec 26, 2019, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with $6-12 museum admission/MNHS members free

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