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

History Lounge The Japanese & Japanese American Experience During WWII Minnesota
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Feb 18, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
History Forum The Historical Role of “Big Government” in American Life with Steve Conn
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Feb 22, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$16/MNHS members save 20%
History Forum The Historical Role of “Big Government” in American Life with Steve Conn
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Feb 22, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$16/MNHS members save 20%

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