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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
Fri., Feb 12
"Come, You Taste: Family Recipes from the Iron Range" Author Event Daily Grind/Valley Bookseller, Stillwater
Fri., Feb 12
Ramsey After DarkThe Language of Love Alexander Ramsey House, St. Paul
Learn about the world of Victorian courtship in this special Valentine's Day-themed program.
Sat., Feb 13
History Chef - Valentine's Day Cookies for Kids Alexander Ramsey House, St. Paul
Children can roll up their sleeves and help bake Valentine's Day cookies from one of Mrs. Ramsey's recipes.
Sat., Feb 13
Topics on Family HistoryCitizenship: Law, Process and Records Gale Family Library, St. Paul
Learn about citizenship laws and records and how that information can help family history research.
Sat., Feb 13
Be My Valentine Family Day Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Learn surprising customs about romance from around the world.
Sat., Feb 13
Washburn A Mill Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take an in-depth look at the historic Washburn A Mill complex.
Sat., Feb 13
Queen Charlotte's Birthday Ball North West Company Fur Post, Pine City
Enjoy an evening of early 19th-century entertainment with a lively country dance.
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.