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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
Thu., Feb 11
Thu., Feb 11
Fri., Feb 12
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.
Sat., Feb 13
Topics on Family History: Citizenship: Law, Process and Records Gale Family Library
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
Learn surprising customs about romance from around the world.
Sat., Feb 13
Washburn A Mill Tour Mill City Museum
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
Enjoy an evening of early 19th-century entertainment with a lively country dance.
Sun., Feb 14
Victorian Poetry Slam James J. Hill House
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
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
Contributing, Sustaining and North Star Circle members, join us for an evening with Patrick Coleman, acquisitions librarian.
Tue., Feb 16
Thu., Feb 18
Homeschool Winter Program North West Company Fur Post
A winter educational adventure.
Sat., Feb 20
Stomping on Winter Family Day Forest History Center
Enjoy indoor and outdoor games, live music, sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, skiing and more.