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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

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 1 Spring Break Family Days Minnesota History Center
Spend spring break at the History Center for action-packed fun.
Thursday, April 2 Spring Break Family Days Minnesota History Center
Spend spring break at the History Center for action-packed fun.
Friday, April 3 Spring Break Family Days Minnesota History Center
Spend spring break at the History Center for action-packed fun.
Saturday, April 4 Saturday Brunch at the History Center Minnesota History Center
Get your weekend off to a great start with Saturday brunch at the Minnesota History Center.
Thursday, April 9 World War II History Roundtable: Air War in the Mediterranean: British and American Operations Historic Fort Snelling
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Saturday, April 11 Victory at Last, 1865: Annual Civil War Symposium Historic Fort Snelling
The year was 1865 - Minnesota's regiments were stationed throughout the South, guarded our western borders, fought at Mobile Bay, and marched with Sherman.
Saturday, April 11 Sample Saturdays Minnesota History Center
Todays brewers and distillers draw on fresh ingredients and rich traditions to make tasty beers and beverages for the modern Minnesotan palate.
Saturday, April 18 Bars, Bootleggers and Booze Bus Tour Minnesota History Center
Cocktail rooms and high end mixology are trends matched only by our current thirst for microbrews.
Tuesday, April 21 Cafe MN and Bauhaus Brew Labs Dinner Minnesota History Center
Join Cafe Minnesota for an exclusive dinner and beer pairings with local favorite, Bauhaus Brew Labs.
Tuesday, April 21 History Lounge: Norwegian Journey Minnesota History Center
In the years before and during the American Civil War, Norwegians immigrated to Minnesota's safer neighbor to the north.
Thursday, April 23 The Jingle Dress Film Screening Mill City Museum
Join the filmmakers for a screening of "Jingle Dress," a narrative feature film by William Eigen. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with food and music, then at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 25 A Thousand Journeys, One Home: Asian-Pacific Heritage Day Minnesota History Center
Friendship, diversity and unity are celebrated as artists from the Twin Cities Asian Pacific communities gather to highlight traditions that help us make connections not only to each other, but to the
Sunday, April 26 Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison Minnesota History Center
The first comprehensive retrospective of a key Native American modernist, Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison includes drawings, paintings, prints, and sculpture that bring together concepts of
Sunday, April 26 Baking Memories: White vs. Whole Wheat Mill City Museum
See how history is revealed in food through a baking demonstration focusing on the story behind white and whole wheat flour.
Wednesday, April 29 The Rose Ensemble: Singing for Freedom, an Antislavery Campaign Minnesota History Center
Commemorate the end of the Civil War 150 years ago through a musical story about the antislavery efforts of The Hutchinson Family Singers (founders of Hutchinson, Minn.) The family would take up socia