Minnesota History Center Free Thursday Nights in May Sponsored by Donaldson Company


345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
United States



RSVP in advance to expedite your entrance to the History Center using the link above. 

About This Event

Explore Minnesota history with your family and friends during Donaldson Free Thursday Nights at the Minnesota History Center! From 4 to 8 pm on Thursday nights in May, all visitors receive free admission to the History Center and its exhibits, including The Life & Art of Charles M. Schulz, which follows the artistic talent behind the Peanuts from his St. Paul roots to international and enduring popularity.

Things to Do

The Minnesota History Center explores our state through insightful exhibits and interactive experiences appropriate for visitors of all ages (learn more about the exhibits here):

  • Closing soon! See The Life & Art of Charles M. Schulz and Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow before they leave the museum June 9.
  • Reframing Our Stories, a photography exhibit that highlights resilience and strength of Minnesota’s Native communities through stories reframed by their own words, experiences, and perspectives.
  • Popular long-term exhibits including Our Home: Native Minnesota; Minnesota’s Greatest Generation; Weather Permitting; and Then Now Wow!
  • Grainland, an interactive play structure for kids that lets them climb and slide through a model grain elevator as they learn about the journey of crops from farm field to town.

Directions & Parking

The Minnesota History Center is located at 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102. The parking lot at the Minnesota History Center is available to building visitors, members, and the general public when spaces are available. Enter from Kellogg Boulevard. Free parking will be available between 4 to 8 pm on Thursdays in May.

Additional Information

Food. Market House Grab-n-Go features a variety of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages. Open until 7 pm Thursdays.

Accessibility. The Minnesota History Center provides accessibility resources for visitors with mobility, sensory and other disabilities. Full accessibility details available HERE.

Free Thursday Nights in May are made possible thanks to sponsorship from Donaldson Company, Inc.

Event Type:
  • Family



RSVP in advance to expedite your entrance to the History Center using the link above. 

Questions? Contact us.