Minnesota History Center

Wide view of the Minnesota History Center under a blue sky.

Where Minnesota history lives

Exterior view of the Minnesota History Center under a blue sky.

Where Minnesota history lives

Through inspiring exhibits, thought-provoking programs, live performances, and action-packed discovery, the History Center feeds your curiosity about Minnesota’s stories, people, and places.

Man and little boy take notes in an exhibit.

Featured exhibits

First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom.
First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom.
Our Home Native Minnesota.
Our Home Native Minnesota exhibit now on view.

Upcoming special events

History Lounge Frederick Douglass in MN, 1867
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Jan 28, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
First Tuesdays/First Avenue House Music Dance Night with DJ Michel.Be
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Feb 4, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
World War II Round Table Return to the Philippines - The Battle of Manila
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Feb 11, 2020, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

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