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Visit the places where history happened!

  • 26 historic sites and museums
  • Inspiring programs — pub crawls, lectures, concerts and family fun
  • Enlightening topics — from farming to fashion, ancient rock carvings to historic battles
Sun., Feb 14
Victorian Poetry Slam James J. Hill House, St. Paul
Celebrate Valentine’s Day the old fashioned way by enjoying classic 19th century poetry in the elegant drawing room of the James
Tue., Feb 16
Teddy Bear Story Time James J. Hill House, St. Paul
Learn about teddy bear history through storytime and a tour at the Hill House.
Tue., Feb 16
Conversation with a Curator James J. Hill House, St. Paul
Contributing, Sustaining and North Star Circle members, join us for an evening with Patrick Coleman, acquisitions librarian.
Tue., Feb 16
"Warrior Nation" by Anton Treuer Author Event Hamline Midway Library, St. Paul
Thu., Feb 18
Homeschool Winter Program North West Company Fur Post, Pine City
A winter educational adventure.
Sat., Feb 20
Stomping on Winter Family Day Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
Enjoy indoor and outdoor games, live music, sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, skiing and more.
Sat., Feb 20
History ForumThe Colorado Coalfield Wars Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Historian Thomas G. Andrews will discuss how this deadly contest left an impact on the land,labor and more.
Sun., Feb 21
What Brings Us Together Mazinaakizige! American Indian Teen Photography Project Closing Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
An exhibit of photographs by six American Indian youth artists who met over ten Saturdays to develop their skills.
Sun., Feb 21
Tales of the Falls, a Storytelling Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
The story of the Minneapolis riverfront will come alive in this unique program led by master storyteller Richard Rousseau.
Mon., Feb 22
"Stassen Again" by Steve Werle Author Event Wentworth Library, West St. Paul
Tue., Feb 23
History LoungeUntold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Stories of unsung heroes and forgotten stars of black baseball in Minnesota.
Thu., Feb 25
History Happy HourFrills and Fashion Alexander Ramsey House, St. Paul
Have a drink with friends at the Ramsey House while learning about 19th-century fashion accessories.
Thu., Feb 25
Rethinking the Nonpartisan League Author Event Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Join historian Michael J. Lansing for an illustrated presentation based on his new book, Insurgent Democracy.
Sat., Feb 27
Ojibwe Moccasin 2-Day Workshop Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Onamia
Learn techniques of working with leather to make a pair of Ojibwe-style moccasins to take home.
Sat., Feb 27
Washburn A Mill Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take an in-depth look at the historic Washburn A Mill complex.