Hours and Admission


May 1 – 22, 2020

Open for events, group tours, and school field trips.

May 23 – September 6, 2020

Day Hours
Monday Closed (Open by appointment)
Tuesday Closed (Open by appointment)
Wednesday Closed (Open by appointment)
Thursday 10:00 am–5:00 pm*
Friday 10:00 am–5:00 pm*
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm*
Sunday Noon-5:00 pm*

*Last tour at 4:00 pm

September 7 – 30, 2020

Day Hours
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm*
Sunday-Friday Closed (Open by appointment)

*Last tour at 4:00 pm

October 1 – December 31, 2020

Open for events, group tours, and school field trips.


Category Cost
Adult $10

Seniors ages 65+
Active military*
College students
Children ages 5–17

Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
*Blue Star Families 
(Armed Forces Day - Labor Day)
(On site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2020 Holiday schedule

  • Open Independence Day (Observed), 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 3, 2020)
  • Open Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2020)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group tickets

Group rates are available in advance for groups of 10 or more. Groups of fewer than 10 people do not need reservations. Open year round for group tours.

  • $6 per person; minimum $60 per group
  • $4 per person for nonprofit organizations serving limited income audiences
  • Free admission for tour leader and bus driver
  • Free on-site bus parking
  • Optional: Living history guided tour led by a costumed character (add $3 per person). Cookies and coffee (add $3 person).
  • Tours last 45 minutes. 90 minutes is recommended to allow time to explore the visitor center exhibits.
  • Reserve your group two weeks in advance.
  • Call 320-616-5421
  • Email Lindbergh@mnhs.org


Field trips

Call 320-616-5421 or use the field trip request form to schedule.


Special offers

6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

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

Veterans and active military

Veterans and active military receive free admission with ID on Veterans Day.