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AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407-1090
Bruce Karstadt, President/CEO
Peggy Korsmo-Kennon, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 612-871-4907
Fax: 612-871-8682
E-mail: info@americanswedishinst.org
Web: www.americanswedishinst.org
Hours: 12 - 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 12 - 8 p.m. Wednesday; 1 - 5 p.m. Sunday; closed Mondays and most holidays

ANTHROPOLOGY MUSEUM
Social Science Building
Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN 56258
Director: Jana Fortier
507-537-6224
Web: http://www.smsu.edu/

ARD GODFREY HOUSE
Chute Square
28 University Avenue S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Mailing address:
Woman's Club of Minneapolis
410 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-870-8001
Fax: 612-813-5336
Web: www.ardgodfreyhouse.org
Hours: 1 - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday early June through late August; special tours by appointment year round (call 612-813-5300 or e-mail Frontdesk@womansclub.org)

ASSOCIATION OF THE FRENCH OF THE NORTH
Box 101, Red Lake, MN 56750
President: Virgil Benoit
218/253-2270

ASSOCIATION OF IRON RANGE HISTORIANS
Iron Range Research Center
Chisholm, MN 55719
President: David Perry

THE BAKKEN MUSEUM
3537 Zenith Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Exec. Director: David J. Rhees, PhD
Phone: 612-927-6508
E-mail: info@thebakken.org
Web: http://www.thebakken.org/
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 - 5; Thursday 10 - 8; closed Sunday, Monday, and major holidays

BASEBALL HALL OF FAME MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA
910 South 3rd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1209
Director: Ray Crump
Phone: 612-375-9707
E-mail: askme008@domeplus.com
Web: http://www.domeplus.com/Museum/index.htm

BELL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
10 Church Street S.E.
(located on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota)
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Director: Scott Lanyon
Phone: 612-624-7083
E-mail: info@bellmuseum.org
Web: http://www.bellmuseum.org/
Hours: 9 - 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays; 10 - 5 p.m. Saturdays; 12 - 5 p.m. Sundays; closed Mondays and some holidays

BETSY-TACY SOCIETY
PO Box 94
Mankato, MN 56002-0094
Phone: 507-345-9777
E-mail: julie@betsy-tacysociety.org (exec. director)
Web: http://www.betsy-tacysociety.org/
Summer hours (June - August): Saturday 10 - 3; Winter hours (Sept. - Dec. and March - May): Saturdays 1 - 3 p.m.; special tours by appointment (507-345-9777)

BUTTERFIELD THRESHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION
Box 271
Butterfield, MN 56120
President: Howard Madson
Butterfield Threshing Bee Website: http://butterfieldmn.com/ButterfieldThreshingBee.aspx (includes information on the Butterfield Threshermen's Association)

CASS GILBERT SOCIETY, INC.
P.O. Box 4066
Saint Paul, MN 55104-4066
Contact: Jean Vellue
Phone: 651-644-8836
Web: http://www.cassgilbertsociety.org

CHATFIELD BRASS BAND & MUSIC LENDING LIBRARY
81 Library Lane SW (Reading Room)
PO Box 758
Chatfield MN 55923
Director: Teresa Cerling
Library Clerk: Beth Hennessy
President: Theresa Hayden
Phone: 507-867-3275
Email: chatband@selco.info
Web: www.chatfieldband.lib.mn.us
Hours: Monday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - noon, 1 - 4 p.m.

DULUTH CHILDRENS MUSEUM
115 S 29TH Avenue W
Duluth, MN 55802
Director: Bonnie A. Cusick
Phone: 218-722-8563
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 - 5 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.

CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLES:

Hiawatha Valley Civil War Roundtable
c/o Dr. Bob Meinhard
544 Glenview Drive
Winona, MN 55987

Rochester Civil War Roundtable
c/o Tom Hosier
4210 57th St. NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Saint Croix Valley Civil War Roundtable
5225 Northbrook Blvd. N.
Baton Twp., MN 55082
Contact: Ray Erwin

Twin Cities Civil War Roundtable
c/o Mitchell Rubinstein
442 Dayton Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
mrubins939@aol.com
Phone: 651-224-6429

CROFT MINE HISTORICAL PARK
N. 8th Street and 2nd Avenue E.
Crosby, MN 56455
Director: Richard Snook
Phone: 218-546-5466 Business 1
Fax: 507-283-4061
Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Memorial Day - Labor Day; off-season by appointment

DANEBOD LUTHERAN CHURCH AND FOLK SCHOOL
140 Danebod Court
Tyler, MN 56178
507-247-5341
Contact Person: Margaret Bornhoft
E-mail:info@danebod.com
Web: http://www.danebodlutheran.org/Danebod/facilities.htm

DANISH-AMERICAN CENTER
3030 West River Parkway S.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Phone: 612-729-3800
E-mail: dainfo@dac.mn
Web: http://www.dac.mn/
Office hours: Wednesday 10 a.m. - noon and/or 1 - 2 p.m.

EAST GRAND FORKS HERITAGE VILLAGE
Site: Highway 220 N. and 20th Street NE
Mailing address: PO Box 281
East Grand Forks MN 56721
Phone: 218-773-3952
E-mail: bernard@egfheritage.com
Web: http://www.egfheritage.com/
Hours: Weekend tours during the summer; call for special group tours

EVELYN PAYNE HATCHER MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY
Room 113, Stewart Hall
Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: 320-308-4790
Hours: 9 - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

FIREFIGHTERS HALL AND MUSEUM
664 22nd Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Contact; Bill and Bonnie Daniels
Phone: 612-623-3817
E-mail: firehallmuseum@msn.com
Web: http://www.firehallmuseum.org/
Hours: Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; weekdays by appointment

GAMMELGÅRDEN MUSEUM
20880 Olinda Trail
Scandia, MN 55073
Director: Lynne Blomstrand Moratzka
Phone: 651-433-5053
E-mail: museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org
Web: http://www.gammelgardenmuseum.org/
Hours: May 1 - December 23, Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.

GOLDSTEIN MUSEUM OF DESIGN
241 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-624-7434
E-mail: gmd@umn.edu
Web: http://goldstein.che.umn.edu
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thurdsay

GERMANIC AMERICAN INSTITUTE
301 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul MN 55102
Phone: 651-222-7027
Fax: 651-222-6295
Web: http://www.gai-mn.org
Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

GIBBON RESTORATION SOCIETY
1013 First Ave. PO Box 383
Gibbon MN 55335
President: Carole Clark Isakson
Phone: 507-834-6504

POND-DAKOTA MISSION PARK AND GIDEON POND HOUSE
401 East 104th Street
Bloomington, MN 55420
Mailing address: 9020 Colfax Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN 55420-3419
Contact: Mark Morrison, Recreation Supervisor
Phone: 612-881-6145
E-mail: artsintheparks@ci.bloomington.mn.us
Web: http://www.ci.bloomington.mn.us/main_top/2_facilities/rec_facility/pond/pondhous.htm
Hours: Sunday 1 - 4 p.m.

GLENSHEEN, THE HISTORIC CONGDON ESTATE
3300 London Road
Duluth, MN 55804
Phone: 218-726-8910
Fax: 218-726-8911
E-mail: info@glensheen.org
Web: http://www.glensheen.org
Hours: Winter (mid-October through mid-May) Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Summer (mid-May through mid-October) open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

GOPHER-HAWKEYE POWER ASSOCIATION
PO Box 253
Kiester MN 56051
Contact: Jake Jacobson
Phone: 507-383-1966

GRAND PORTAGE NATIONAL MONUMENT
170 Mile Creek Road
PO Box 426
Grand Portage MN 55605
Phone: 218-475-0123
Fax: 218-475-0174
Web: http://www.nps.gov/grpo/
Hours: Heritage Center is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., longer hours in the summer

GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
193 Pennsylvania Avenue E.
Saint Paul MN 55130-4319
E-mail: board@gnrhs.org or officers@gnrhs.org
Web: www.gnrhs.org

GREYHOUND BUS MUSEUM
1201 Greyhound Blvd.
Hibbing MN 55746
Phone: 218-263-5814
Director: Gene Nicolelli
E-mail: greyhoundbusmus@qwestoffice.net
Web: http://www.greyhoundbusmuseum.org/index.html
Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., sunday 1 - 5 p.m. (mid-May - mid-September); open during off-season by appointment

HAMLINE-MIDWAY HISTORY CORPS
Monthly meetings held at the Ginkgo Coffehouse at 721 Snelling Avenue
Saint Paul MN 55104
E-mail: info@hamlinemidwayhistory.org
Web: http://www.hamlinemidwayhistory.org
Hamline-Midway section of Placeography: http://www.placeography.org/index.php/Hamline-Midway%2C_Saint_Paul%2C_Minnesota

HENNEPIN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
HISTORY MUSEUM
Blue Building, Lower Level Room 226
Web: http://www.hcmc.org/hhf/museum.htm
Hours: Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and by appointment
HISTORICAL LIBRARY
Blue Building, Lower Level Room 227
Web: http://www.hcmc.org/hhf/mmclibrary.htm
Hours: Tuesday noon - 2 p.m., and by appointment
BOTH:
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis MN 55415
Phone: 612-873-4987
E-mail: museum@hcmed.org

HERITAGE EDUCATION COMMISSION
Box 82
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
Moorhead MN 56563
Email: heritage@mnstate.edu
Web: http://www.mnstate.edu/Heritage/

THE HJEMKOMST CENTER
See also the Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County in the
202 1st Avenue North
Moorhead MN 56560
Phone: 218-299-5511
Web: http://www.hjemkomst-center.com/
Executive Director: Dean Sather
Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 12 - 5 p.m.

HERITAGE ORGANIZATION OF ROMANIAN AMERICANS IN MINNESOTA
PO Box 41397
Plymouth MN 55442
Contact: Octavian Cornea
Phone: 651-336-2466
E-mail: info@hora-mn.org
Web: www.hora-mn.org

HISTORIC SAINT PAUL
318 Landmark Center
75 West 5th Street
Saint Paul MN 55102
Exec. Director: Carol Carey
Phone: 651-222-3049
Fax: 651-222-7783
Email: info@historicsaintpaul.org
http://www.historicsaintpaul.org

HMONG ARCHIVES
343 Michigan Street
Saint Paul MN 55102
Phone: 651-641-8351
E-mail: admin@hmongarchives.org
Website: www.hmongarchives.org
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

IMMIGRATION HISTORY RESEARCH CENTER
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Suite 311
University of Minnesota
222-21st Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55455-0439
Director: Donna R. Gabaccia
Phone: 612-625-4800
Fax: 612-626-0018
Email: ihrc@umn.edu
Web: www1.umn.edu/ihrc/
Hours: Weekdays 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., 12:30 - 4:30 p.m., closed University holidays

IRONHORSE CENTRAL RAILROAD MUSEUM
24880 Morgan Avenue
Chisago City MN 55013
Contact: Richard Thompson
Phone: 651-336-4531
E-mail: thompson@ironhoursecentral.com
Web: http://www.ironhorsecentral.com/
Hours: Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. June through September

IRON RANGE RESEARCH CENTER
801 SW Highway 169, Suite 1
Chisholm MN 55719
Phone: 218-254-7959
Fax: 218-254-7971
E-mail: yourroots@ironworld.com
Web: http://www.ironrangeresearchcenter.org/aboutus/index.htm
Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; closed Monday and major holidays

JAMES J. HILL REFERENCE LIBRARY
80 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul MN 55102
Phone: 651-265-5500 or 1-877-700-4455
Fax: 651-265-5470
E-mail: info@jjhill.org
Web: http://www.jjhill.org/
Hours: Monday 1 - 8 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

JAMES K. HOSMER SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central Library, 4th Floor
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401
Senior Librarian: Heather Lawton
Phone: 952-847-8200 to schedule an appointment
E-mail: specialcoll@hclib.org
Web: http://www.hclib.org/pub/search/specialcollections/
Hours: Monday - Thursday plus 1st and 3rd Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF THE UPPER MIDWEST
4330 South Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis MN 55416
Exec. Director: Katherine Tane
Phone: 952-381-3360
Fax: 952-381-3361
Web: http://www.jhsum.org
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., and by appointment

JUDY GARLAND MUSEUM
2727 U.S. Highway 169 South
PO Box 724
Grand Rapids, Mn. 55744
Exec. Director: John Kelsch
Phone: 218-327-9276
E-mail: jgarland@uslink.net
Web: http://www.judygarlandmuseum.com/

KEEPERS OF THE SACRED TRADITION OF PIPEMAKERS
400 N. Hiawatha Avenue
PO Box 24
Pipestone MN 56164
President: Bud Johnston
Phone: 507-825-3734
Fax: 507-562-1154
E-mail: pipe@iw.net
web: http://www.pipekeepers.org/index.html

LAKE ITASCA REGION PIONEER FARMERS
516 10 St. W.
Park Rapids MN 56470
Contact: Eric Bolduc (steam engines and railroad director)
Phone: 218-259-3569
Email: lakeitascasteamers@msn.com
Web: http://www.itascapioneerfarmers.com/
Hours: Saturdays 10 a.m. - noon, June through August

LAKE OF THE WOODS STEAM & GAS ENGINE ASSOCIATION
Roosevelt MN 56673
Secretary: William Olson
Phone: 218-442-6381
E-mail: weolson@wiktel.com
Web: www.wiktel.net/lowsteam
Hours: Annual show is 1st Sunday in August on the Grove family farm 9 miles north of Roosevelt

LAKE REGION PIONEER THRESHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION
416 Everett Avenue East
Fergus Falls MN 56537
President: Lavern Simdorn
Phone: 218-736-5209
E-mail: lakeregionalpta@gmail.com
Web: http://www.lrpta-dalton.org/
Hours: Annual show located at Dalton MN

LAKE SUPERIOR MARINE MUSEUM VISITOR CENTER
Located in Canal Park in Duluth
PO Box 177
Duluth, MN 55801
Director: Thom Holden
Phone: 218-727-2497
Fax: 218-720-5260 ext. 1
E-mail: info@LSMMA.com
Web Url: http://www.lsmma.com
Hours: Spring (mid-March through Memorial weekend) Sunday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Summer (Memorial weekend through mid-October) 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily; Winter (mid-December through mid-March) Friday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

LAKE SUPERIOR RAILROAD MUSEUM
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth MN 55802
Phone: 218-727-8025
Web: http://www.lsrm.org
Hours: Summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day) Monday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Winter (Labor Day to Memorial Day) Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.

LATVIAN HOUSE / BALTIC BALLROOM
2337 Central Avenue N.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55418
President: Uldis Treibergs
Phone: 612-789-1575

MAYO FOUNDATION ARCHIVES / HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
Mayo Clinic Libraries
200 First Street S.W.
Rochester MN 55905
Archivist & Historian: Clark Nelson
Phone: 507-282-2511 ext. 2585
Web: http://www.mayo.edu/library/historical-archives.html

MILWAUKEE ROAD HERITAGE CENTER
301 State Road, Suite 1
Montevideo MN 56265
Contact: Jerry Ross or Jim Ruether
Phone: 320-269-8426 or 320-269-5866
Fax: 320-269-8661
Web: http://www.montevideomrhc.org
Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and by appointment

MINNEAPOLIS AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER
1530 East Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis MN 55404
Phone: 612-871-4555
Fax: 612-879-1795
Cultural Arts/Two Rivers Gallery Contact: Juanita Espinosa
Web: http://www.maicnet.org/
Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS PARKS LEGACY SOCIETY
2504 West 40th Street
Minneapolis MN 55410
Contact: Theodore J. Wirth, Board Chairman
Phone: 612-925-4194

MINNESOTA AGRICULTURAL INTERPRETIVE CENTER / FARMAMERICA
7367 360th Avenue
PO Box 111
Waseca MN 56093
Director: Kathleen Juni Backer
Phone: 507-835-2052
E-mail: farmamer@hickorytech.net
Web: http://www.farmamerica.org/index.html
Hours: June through August, self-guided walking tours Tuesday - Friday 9 am. - 2 p.m.; also open for festivals and by appointment

MINNESOTA AIR NATIONAL GUARD MUSEUM
Minnesota Air National Guard Historical Foundation, Inc.
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
670 General Miller Drive
PO Box 11598
Saint Paul MN 55111-4114
Director: Lowell Ueland
Administrator: Kathleen Sundby
Phone: 612-713-2523
Email msp04332@isd.net
Web: http://mnangmuseum.org
Hours: Summer (April through September) Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

MINNESOTA ALLIANCE OF LOCAL HISTORICAL MUSEUMS
Contact: President, James Lundgren
No permanent office
Phone: 507-993-9166
Email: president@minnesotahistorymuseums.org
Web: http://www.minnesotahistorymuseums.org

MINNESOTA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Fort Snelling History Center
Saint Paul MN 55111
Contact: Pat Emerson
Phone: 612-725-2410
Web: http://mnarchsociety.org/

MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS
Box 14825
Minneapolis MN 55414
E-mail: information@minnesotamuseums.org
Web: www.minnesotamuseums.org

MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF CEMETARIES
3600 Hennepin Ave.
Minneaoplis MN 55408
Phone: 612-822-2171
Fax: 612-822-0575
E-mail: info@mncemeteries.org
Web: http://www.mncemeteries.org

MINNESOTA CONFERENCE ARCHIVES
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
122 West Franklin Avenue
Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612/230-6149
Contact: Kathy Spence Johnson
kathy.johnson@minnesotaumc.org

MINNESOTA DISCOVERY CENTER
801 SW Highway 169, Suite 1
Chisholm, MN 55719
Director:
Phone: 800-372-6437 or 218-254-7959
Fax: 218-254-7971
Web:
Hours: Currently closed

MINNESOTA FISHING MUSEUM
304 W Broadway
Little Falls, MN 56345
http://www.mnfishingmuseum.com
mnfm@fallsnet.com
Director: Mavis Buker
320/616-2011
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, May through September Noon to 4 p.m.

THE MINNESOTA GOOSE GARDEN
1/4 mile east on Kanabec County 21
Sandstone, MN 55072
Contact: Sue Foss
Phone: 320-390-2323
Web: http://minnesotagoosegarden.com/
Email: info@minnesotagoosegarden.com

MINNESOTA GOVERNOR'S RESIDENCE
1006 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul MN 55105
Phone: 651-297-2161 for tours
Web: http://www.admin.state.mn.us/govres/
Hours: Tours are offered throughout the year, call for information

MINNESOTA MASONIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
200 E. Plato Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55107
651/222-6051 Fax 651/222-6144

MINNESOTA MILITARY MUSEUM
Operated by the Military Historical Society of Minnesota
15000 Highway 115
Camp Ripley
Little Falls MN 56345-4173
Exec. Director: Jeffrey Thielen
Phone: 320-616-6050
E-mail: connect@mnmilitarymuseum.org
Web: www.mnmilitarymuseum.org
Hours: May through September, Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. including national holidays; October through April Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. except national holidays;

MINNESOTA MUSIC HALL OF FAME, INC.
PO Box 1
New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
Exec. Director: Dodie Wendinger
507/354-7305

MINNESOTA STATE FAIR
Century Farms Program
1265 Snelling Avenue N
St. Paul, MN 55108
651/288-4446

MINNESOTA STREETCAR MUSEUM
PO Box 14467
Minneapolis, MN 55414-0467
952-922-1096
www.trolleyride.org
Museum Sites:
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
2330 West 42nd Street
Minneapolis, MN
Lake Harriet-Linden Hills Neighborhood
Hours: Weekends 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (May-September)
Weekends 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (October & November)
Weekdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (mid May to Labor Day)
Wednesday Afternoons 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (June, July, & August)

Excelsior Streetcar Line
Water and 3rd Street, Excelsior, MN
Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. tp 4 p.m. (May to mid-September)
Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (mid-September to mid-October)
Sundays & Holidays 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (May to mid-September)
Thursday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (May through mid-October)

MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP
ATTN: David F. Herr
3300 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140
www.mncourthistory.org

MINNESOTA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM
193 Pennsylvania Ave. East
St. Paul, MN 55130
651/228-0263
Director: Patricia (Pat) Kytola
admin@mtmuseum.org
www.mtmuseum.org
Jackson Street Roundhouse in St. Paul open year round on Wednesday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
OSCEOLA & ST. CROIX VALLEY RY
Osceola, WI
Weekends 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

MINNESOTA VALLEY ANTIQUE FARM POWER AND MACHINERY ASSOCIATION
5030 20th Avenue SW
PO BOX 226
Montevideo MN 56265
President: Wesley thompson
Phone: 320-564-2419
Email: wwtoys@charter.net or xyzbergquist@embarqmail.com
Web: http://www.heritagehill.us/

MINNESOTA VETERINARY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
2469 University Avenue (mailing address)
1365 Gourtner, Room 143
Saint Paul, MN 55114
T: 651-645-7533
E: info@mvma.org
U: http://www.mvma.org/historical_museum.html
Contact: Dr. Walter Mackey, 651-486-0312
Hours: Wednesday 12 noon to 3 p. m. and by appointment

MINNESOTA WING, COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE
Hanger #3 Fleming Field
310 Airport Road
South Saint Paul, MN 55075-3551
Contact: James Gilmore
Phone: 651-455-6942
Fax: 651-455-2160
E-mail: smwwinglead@aol.com
Web: http://cafsmw.org/
Hours: Wednesday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

NORTHERN IRON HORSE RAILROAD SOC.
3908 Birchmont Dr., Bemidji, Mn. 56601
218/751/5828

NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
Mailing Address: 193 Pennsylvania Ave. E
St. Paul, MN 55130
Physical Address: Archives at Jackson Street Roundhouse in St. Paul
Contact: Lorenz P. Schrenk, Archivist, 612/789-8439
schre010@tc.umn.edu
Hours: By appointment

NORTHWEST ARCHITECTURAL ARCHIVES
Suite 213 Elmer L Anderson Library
University Of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612/625-3550

NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
1510 St. Olaf Avenue (Mailing)
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
Administrative Director: Jackie Henry
Archivist: Gary De Krey and Jeff Sauve
507/786-3221
Web Url: http://www.naha.stolaf.edu
Hours: 9 - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; Weekends & Holidays by appointment

NORWEGIAN NATIONAL LEAGUE OF MINNESOTA
C/O Florence Ellefson
7540 Edinborough Way #1111
Edina, Minnesota 55435

NOWTHEN HISTORICAL POWER ASSOCIATION
PO Box 43
Rogers, MN 55374
President: Jody Hicks
Email: nhpamn@yahoo.com

NWA HISTORY CENTRE, INC.
8101-34th Avenue South
Suite B-747
Bloomington, MN 55425-1642
952-997-8000, option 8, ext. 6102
www.NWAHistory.org

OLD LOGGING ARTIFACTS & WILDLIFE MUSEUM
Box 548, Cass Lake, MN 56633 (mailing)
U.S. Highway 2 & Birch Street
Cass Lake, MN 56633 (museum)
218/335-6778
Chairman: Lyle Chisholm
Hours: 9 - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed winter months

OX CART TRAILS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
709 Dakota Court
Drayton, ND 58225
Contact: Marlys Boll, Secretary
701/454-6103
Email:rmboll@polarcomm.com

PAVEK MUSEUM OF BROADCASTING
3515 Raleigh Avenue South
St. Louis Park, MN 55416-0030
952/926-8198

PIPESTONE NATIONAL MONUMENT
36 Reservation Avenue, Box 727
Pipestone, MN 56164-1269
507/825-5463
Superintendent: Jim LaRock
Open Daily in Summer

POLISH AMERICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF MINNESOTA
43 Main Street SE, Suite 228
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Website: www.pacim.org

POLISH CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF WINONA
102 Liberty Street
Winona, MN 55987
507/454-3431
Fax: 507/452-5570
Hours: May 1 through November 1, Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Preservation Alliance of MN
Landmark Center
Room 219
75 W. 5th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
651/293-9047

RAILROADING HERITAGE OF THE MIDWEST AMERICA
d/b/a Friends of the 261
Judy Sandberg
4322 Lakepoint Court
Shoreview, MN 55126

RIVER TOWN RESTORATION, INC.
PO Box 702
Stillwater, Mn 55082

ST. CROIX VALLEY HERITAGE COALITION
Box 332
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
651/462-2879

ST. CROIX COLLECTION
Stillwater Public Library
223 4th Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082-4806
Shaleen Culbert-Kivlin

ST. PAUL POLICE MUSEUM
Public Relations Unit,
367 Grove Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Historian: Sgt. Kevin Reinke
651/266-5596
Hours: By appointment

ST. PETER STATE HOSPITAL MUSEUM
100 Freeman Drive
St. Peter, MN 56082
Liaison: Betty Mc Graw
507/931-7250
Hours: 9 - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL HISTORY
PO Box 291
Marshall, MN 56258
Secretary / Tresurer: Jan Louwagie

SONS OF NORWAY INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
CULTURAL AND BUSINESS CENTER
1455 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Coordinator: LaDonn Peterson

SOUTHWEST STATE MUSEUM of NATURAL HISTORY
1501 State Street
Marshall, MN 56258

TERRITORIAL PIONEERS
176 Snelling Avenue North
Suite 328
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651-645-9478

UPPER MIDWEST CONSERVATION ASSOC.
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400-3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612/870-3120
Exec. Director: Richard Borges
E-mail: umca@aol.org
Web Url: www.preserveart.org

US HOCKEY HALL OF FAME
801 Hat-Trick Avenue
PO Box 657
Eveleth, MN 55734-6657
218/744-5167
Director: Ted Brill
Web url: www.ushockeyhall.org
Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 - 5, Sunday 11 - 5

Vintage Baseball Clubs
The Quicksteps
Halsey Hall Chapter,
Society of American Baseball Researchers (SABR)
Box 581781
Minneapolis, MN 55458-1781
Contact: Bob "Slow Trot" Tholkes, Manager
halseyhall.org/quicksteps.html

The Roosters of Rochester
Olmsted County Historical Society
1195 West Circle Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55902
Contact: Mary Jane Schmitt
507/282-9447

The St. Croix Baseball Club
Washington County Historical Society
PO Box 167
Stillwater, MN 55082
Contact: Brent "Skinny" Peterson, Captain
651/439-5956
stcroixbc@wchsmn.org
wchsmn.org/strcoixbbc

WELLS FARGO HISTORY MUSEUM
Megan Schaack, Curator
MAC N9305-023, 6th & Marquette
Minneapolis, MN 55479
612/667-1977
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WESTERN MINNESOTA STEAM THRESHERS' REUNION
Route 3, Hawley, MN 56549
218/937-5211
President: Hartley Ellingson
Secretary: Lynette Briden,
Route 1, Box 1K, Fargo, ND 58103
Reunion held on Labor Day Weekend

WEST HILLS MUSEUM
State School Orphanage Museum
540 West Hills Circle
Owatonna, MN 55060
507/451-2149
Fax: 507/444-4299
Contact:: Maxine Ronglien, president and museum director
Email: museum@ci.owatonna.mn.us
Web URL: http://www.orphanagemuseum.com
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekends

WIRTANEN PIONEER FARM
Friends of the Wirtanen Pioneer Farm
3322 Vermilion Trail
Makinen MN 55763
Phone: 218-638-2859
E-mail: info@wirtanenfarm.org
Web: http://www.wirtanenfarm.org/index.php

World War II History Round Table
Web: http://www.mn-ww2roundtable.org/



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