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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

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 30 Cracked Walnut Literary Festival: Urbanization Mill City Museum
Cracked Walnut presents "Urbanization," a literary reading in the museum's Ruin Courtyard.
Wednesday, June 3 History Pub Crawls: Working the West End Minnesota History Center
Take a tour of St. Pauls oldest neighborhood and hear vibrant tales of the Yankees, Czechs, Germans and Italians who gave it life.
Saturday, June 6 History Architecture Crawls: Mid-Century Modern Minnesota History Center
Explore hallmarks of mid-century modern design by the likes of Ralph Rapson, Close Architects, Eliel Saarinen and more.
Wednesday, June 10 History Pub Crawls: Working the West End Minnesota History Center
Take a tour of St. Pauls oldest neighborhood and hear vibrant tales of the Yankees, Czechs, Germans and Italians who gave it life.
Thursday, June 11 The Journey Jewelry Trunk Show Minnesota History Center
The Minnesota History Center stores carry locally-crafted items including unique hand-made jewelry. Meet jewelry designer Karen Journey, owner of For the Journey Jewelry in Circle Pines.
Thursday, June 11 Double Discount Shopping Weekend Minnesota History Center
The History Center, Mill City Museum, and selected historic sites statewide will host a four-day weekend summer sale to thank MNHS members for their support.
Friday, June 12 The Journey Jewelry Trunk Show Minnesota History Center
The Minnesota History Center stores carry locally-crafted items including unique hand-made jewelry. Meet jewelry designer Karen Journey, owner of For the Journey Jewelry in Circle Pines.
Friday, June 12 Double Discount Shopping Weekend Minnesota History Center
The History Center, Mill City Museum, and selected historic sites statewide will host a four-day weekend summer sale to thank MNHS members for their support.
Saturday, June 13 Double Discount Shopping Weekend Minnesota History Center
The History Center, Mill City Museum, and selected historic sites statewide will host a four-day weekend summer sale to thank MNHS members for their support.
Saturday, June 13 Saturday Brunch at the History Center Minnesota History Center
*THE JUNE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*Get your weekend off to a great start with Saturday brunch at the Minnesota History Center.
Saturday, June 13 Northern Spark at Mill City Museum Mill City Museum
Mill City Museum is proud to be a presenting sponsor and venue for the 2015 Northern Spark, an all-night art festival.
Saturday, June 13 The Journey Jewelry Trunk Show Minnesota History Center
The Minnesota History Center stores carry locally-crafted items including unique hand-made jewelry. Meet jewelry designer Karen Journey, owner of For the Journey Jewelry in Circle Pines.
Sunday, June 14 The Journey Jewelry Trunk Show Minnesota History Center
The Minnesota History Center stores carry locally-crafted items including unique hand-made jewelry. Meet jewelry designer Karen Journey, owner of For the Journey Jewelry in Circle Pines.
Sunday, June 14 Double Discount Shopping Weekend Minnesota History Center
The History Center, Mill City Museum, and selected historic sites statewide will host a four-day weekend summer sale to thank MNHS members for their support.
Tuesday, June 16 History HiJinx: Hmong Bag Minnesota History Center
Cloth bags with intricate hand-stitched patterns, colorful pom poms, beaded fringe and silver coins are traditional and symbolic accessories worn by men and women, girls and boys for the Hmong New Yea