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.
Prince: Before the Rain exhibit now on view.

Upcoming special events

History Lounge

"Hijinx and Hearsay" on the Minnesota Scene

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Nov 19, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Thanksgiving Break: Brickmania First Ave

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Fri., Nov 29, 2019, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with $6-12 museum admission/MNHS members free

Thanksgiving Break: Brickmania First Ave

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Nov 30, 2019, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with $6-12 museum admission/MNHS members free

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