|Wednesday||10:00 am–4:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am–8:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am–4:00 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am–4:00 pm|
|Sunday||11:00 am–4:00 pm|
|Children ages 5-17||$8|
|Children age 4 and under||Free|
|Blue Star Families
(Armed Forces Day–Labor Day)
|Free (On-site only)|
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History-Connects (Reduced Admission)
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.
What to see and do
Visit exhibits that feature experiences for all ages — from active discovery for children, to timely cultural explorations that enrich your perspective.
The museum store features a wide selection of Minnesota-inspired products, gifts, jewelry, and books — including the full catalog of MNHS Press.
Whether your event is black-tie or casual, the History Center is a spectacular setting for your special celebration or corporate gathering.
The Gale Family Library is open for on-site research by appointment. Distance services are available.
Stay energized during your visit to the History Center with a delicious meal or snack at Market House Grab-n-Go.