What to See and Do

Satisfy your curiosity in our award-winning museum that's all about Minnesota. Exhibits, music, crafts, lectures, shopping, and great food - we've got it all in St. Paul.



Explore Minnesota's past through exhibits that feature authentic historical objects, hands-on experiences, and multimedia presentations.

More things to see.

More things to see

Gather in the community spaces, take a photo in front of a larger-than-life postcard, and so much more!

Library and collections.


Research almost any topic, from family heritage to state history.

Scouts and youth groups.

Scouts and youth groups

When youth groups come to visit, they’ll receive an introduction from museum staff and self-guided time in the exhibits.

Field trips.

Field trips

School groups have a rich, educational experience with hands-on fun along the way.

Special events.

Events calendar

The Minnesota History Center hosts a number of special events throughout the year.