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 "Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian" Film Screening
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Mar 31, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
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%

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