Hours and Admission

Trading post hours and admission

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

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

Admission

Trading post is open year-round. No admission fee required.

Trading post 2020 holiday schedule

Open

  • Memorial Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (May 25, 2020)
  • Independence Day (observed), 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 3, 2020)
  • Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2020)
  • Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 7, 2020)
  • Veterans Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (November 11, 2020)
  • Day after Thanksgiving, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (November 27, 2020)
  • Christmas Eve, 11:00 am–4:00 pm (December 24, 2020)
  • New Year's Eve, 11:00 am–4:00 pm (December 31, 2020)

Closed

  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2020)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 20, 2020)
  • Presidents' Day (February 17, 2020)
  • Easter (April 12, 2020)
  • Thanksgiving (November 26, 2020)
  • Christmas (December 25, 2020)
  • New Year's Day 2021 (January 1, 2021)

 

 

Museum hours and admission

January 1 – April 30, 2020

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

May 1 – May 23, 2020

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

May 24 – September 5, 2020

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

September 6 – October 31, 2020

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
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

November 1 – December 31, 2020

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

Admission

Category Cost
Adults $10
Seniors ages 65+
Veterans
Active military*
College students
$8
Children ages 5–17 $6
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members and Mille Lacs Band members w/ID Free
*Blue Star Families 
(Armed Forces Day - Labor Day)
Free
(On site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

Museum 2020 holiday schedule

Open

  • Memorial Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (May 25, 2020)
  • Independence Day (observed), 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 3, 2020)
  • Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2020)
  • Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 7, 2020)

Closed

  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2020)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 20, 2020)
  • Presidents' Day (February 17, 2020)
  • Easter (April 12, 2020)
  • Veterans Day (November 11, 2020)
  • Thanksgiving (November 26, 2020)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (November 27, 2020)
  • Christmas Eve (December 24, 2020)
  • Christmas (December 25, 2020)
  • New Year's Eve (December 31, 2020)
  • New Year's Day 2021 (January 1, 2021)

 

 

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

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