Hours and Admission


October 1 – 22, 2022

Day Hours
Monday Closed*
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

*Jeffers Petroglyphs is open 10:00 am–5:00 pm, and admission is free on Indigenous Peoples Day (October 10, 2022)

October 23 – December 31, 2022

Closed for the season.


Category Cost
Adult $10
Seniors ages 65+
Active military
College students
Children ages 5–17
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
Native Americans Free
Blue Star Families
(Armed Forces Day–Labor Day)
Free (On-site only)

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2022 Holiday schedule

  • Open Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 5, 2022)
  • Open Indigenous Peoples Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (October 10, 2022)
  • Closed all other holidays

Field trips

Call 507-628-5591 or use the field trip request form to schedule.

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6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

Find out how your 6th grader can visit MNHS sites free with a 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass.