Museum

Ticket price includes admission to all History Center exhibits.


Featured exhibit

Somalis + Minnesota.

Somalis + Minnesota

Now – June 9, 2019

Explore powerful objects, photos, and stories of the Somali American community and their history — from baadiye to Mogadishu to Somali life in Minnesota today.

Community exhibit

Green Card Voices exhibit.

Green Card Voices: Immigrants Telling their Life Stories

March 12–May 27, 2019
FREE—No museum admission required

Green Card Voices explores stories of the diverse immigrant population that has shaped the Twin Cities.

Also on view

Minnesota's Greatest Generation.

Minnesota's Greatest Generation

Board a C-47 and join a combat flight on D-Day, get behind the counter of a 1930s soda fountain, view classic film clips in a vaudeville theater, pack WWII ammunition shells, and step into the stories of an inspiring generation.

Then Now Wow.

Then Now Wow

Blast for iron ore, crawl into a tipi, plow a field, visit a sod home, board a street car, trade at the fur post, sing in a box car, discover all the parts of a buffalo, and so much more in this action-packed exhibit. Fun for kids of all ages!

Upcoming exhibits

The First Avenue Exhibit.

First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom

Opens May 4, 2019

Your all-access pass to the stars, the shows, and the stories of a legendary club that put Minnesota music on the map.