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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
Sat., Feb 6
Maple Syrup 101 Forest History Center
Learn how to tap sugar maple trees and make maple syrup.
Sat., Feb 6
STEM Family Day Mill City Museum
History and science come together in a day of family activities focusing on science, technology, engineering and math.
Sat., Feb 6
Kid Crafts: Storybook Time and Shoulder Bag Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Enjoy storytime and decorate an Ojibwe shoulder bag.
Sat., Feb 6
Time Capsule for Families: New House, 1872 Alexander Ramsey House
Discover why 1872 was such an important year for the Ramsey's in this family-friendly program.
Sun., Feb 7
Washburn A Mill Tour Mill City Museum
Take an in-depth look at the historic Washburn A Mill complex.
Sun., Feb 7
St. Peter Winterfest Traverse des Sioux
Join NCHS and the City of Saint Peter for afternoon of winter-themed activities for all ages.
Mon., Feb 8
Hill House Chamber Players Concert James J. Hill House
The Hill House Chamber Players perform in the restored art gallery of the James J. Hill House.
Tue., Feb 9
History of Hip: Cities v. Suburbs Park Square Theatre, Andy Boss Thrust Stage
What are the challenges and rewards of suburban life, how can cities and suburbs become a more cohesive community?
Tue., Feb 9
History Film Series: Being Hmong Means Being Free Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
The history, culture and identity of Hmong immigrants in the United States, as told through the eyes of 17-year-old Lia Vang.
Wed., Feb 10
Forest History Center: Animals of the North Minnesota History Center
Join site manager Jeff Johns for a lively presentation about new programs featuring Northwoods animals from the Minnesota Zoo.
Wed., Feb 10
Bringing History to the Stage: the Making of George Bonga: Black Voyageur Alexander Ramsey House
"Discover how the History Theatre brings history to the stage in this intimate program in the Ramsey House parlor.
Thu., Feb 11
Thu., Feb 11
Fri., Feb 12
Ramsey After Dark: The Language of Love Alexander Ramsey House
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
Children can roll up their sleeves and help bake Valentine's Day cookies from one of Mrs. Ramsey's recipes.