Hours and Admission


January 1 – June 8, 2020

Day Hours
Saturday Open for scheduled events only
Sunday - Friday Closed

June 9 – September 5, 2020

Day Hours
Tuesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed

September 6 – October 10, 2020

Day Hours
Saturday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Sunday - Friday Closed

October 11 – December 31, 2020

Day Hours
Saturday Open for scheduled events only
Sunday - Friday Closed


Category Cost
Adult $10
Seniors ages 65+
Active military*
College students
Children ages 5-17
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2020 Holiday schedule

  • Open Independence Day (Observed), 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 3, 2020)
  • Open Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2020)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group Tickets

Group tickets are available; tour lasts 60 minutes. We recommend two hours to allow time to explore the historic site, visitor center and museum store.

  • Free on-site car and bus parking
  • The visitor center is fully accessible. There are mobile entry ramps for each log building in the camp that can be employed as needed. The fire tower and river wannigan are both inaccessible for wheelchairs.
  • $8 per person.
  • Admission is free for the tour leader/bus driver.
  • Payment is nonrefundable unless tours are cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • $4 discounted group rate for nonprofit organizations serving limited income audiences.
  • Please reserve your group of 25 or more people at least two weeks in advance.
  • Call 218-327-4482
  • Email foresthistory@mnhs.org

Special offers

6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

Find out how your 6th grader can visit MNHS sites free with a 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass.