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

Upcoming special events

Cancelled Minnesota Jazz Legends
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sun., Apr 19, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$10-20/MNHS members save 20%
Cancelled Artists in the Gallery Birchbark with Pat Kruse
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Sat., Apr 25, 2020, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Included with $8-12 museum admission/MNHS members free
Cancelled History Lounge Minnesota Women in WWII
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Tue., Apr 28, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

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