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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
History Hound mascot
History Hound Passport to Summer Fun

Hey kids! Visit six MNHS sites and earn a free plush toy of the History Hound!
Learn how

Attend an event

Come to a happy hour, hear live music, learn at a lecture or choose a family-friendly program.

Take a tour

Walk, ride, hike or bike your way through Minnesota’s most fascinating history.


Learn about accessibility at MNHS sites and museums, and our other services for visitors.

Become a Member

Receive FREE regular admission all year at all 26 sites and museums as an MNHS member. It’s the best deal in history!

Summer passport for kids

We invite kids to earn a History Hound plush toy when they participate in our Passport to Summer Fun promotion, June 1-August 31.