From shopping and dining to safety and transportation, the Minnesota History Center ensures your visit will be a memorable one.


Buy museum admission tickets online before you arrive, or purchase museum admission tickets at the ticketing desk on the first floor.

Coat room

An unsecured coat room is located on the first floor at no charge. Lockers are available for 25 cents. The Minnesota History Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


Our museum store offers Minnesota-made gifts and books.


Market House Grab-n-Go features a variety of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages. Menu (PDF)

Wheelchairs and strollers

Wheelchairs are available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis from the ticketing desk on the first floor. Electric scooters are available with valid ID. Strollers are temporarily unavailable.

Lost and found

Lost and found is located at the ticketing desk on the first floor. We hold items for one month before donating to charity. To inquire about lost items, contact visitor services at 651-259-3001.

First aid

The site is equipped with first aid kits and AEDs.

Taxicab call service

Taxi cabs will be called for you free of charge. Inquire at the ticketing desk on the first floor.

Wireless access

WiFi access is available throughout the building.