Hours and Admission

September 3 – 30, 2019

Day Hours
Sunday–Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm

October 1 – December 31, 2019

Open for events, group tours, and school field trips.


Category Cost
Adult $8

Seniors ages 65+
Active military*
College students

Children ages 5–17 $6
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
*Blue Star Families 
(May 18 - September 2, 2019)
(On site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2019 Holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (May 27, 2019)
  • Open Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2019)
  • Open Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 2, 2019)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group tickets

Group rates are available in advance for groups of 10 or more. Groups of fewer than 10 people do not need reservations. Open year round for group tours.

  • $6 per person; minimum $60 per group
  • $4 per person for nonprofit organizations serving limited income audiences
  • Free admission for tour leader and bus driver
  • Free on-site bus parking
  • Optional: Living history guided tour led by a costumed character (add $3 per person). Cookies and coffee (add $3 person).
  • Tours last 45 minutes. 90 minutes is recommended to allow time to explore the visitor center exhibits.
  • Reserve your group two weeks in advance.
  • Call 320-616-5421
  • Email Lindbergh@mnhs.org


Field trips

Call 320-616-5421 or use the field trip request form to schedule.


Special offers

6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

Find out how your 6th grader can visit MNHS sites free with a 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass.

Veterans and active military

Veterans and active military receive free admission with ID on Veterans Day.