Hours and Admission

Trading Post Hours and Admission

March - November

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

December - February

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Sunday Closed


Trading post is open year-round except the first week in January. No admission fee required.

Museum Hours and Admission

November 1–December 31, 2019

Museum is closed except for events, workshops, group tours, and field trips. Trading post is open.

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. Call 320-532-3632 or email millelacs@mnhs.org to reserve.

Field trips

Call 320-532-3632 or use the field trip request form to schedule.

Special offers

6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

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