Explore the story of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe through museum exhibits, objects, demonstrations, and tours, and shop for locally made Native American arts and crafts in the restored 1930s trading post.
February 1 - December 31, 2023
Wednesday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Open Memorial Day weekend
(May 27–29, 2023)
Open Labor Day weekend
(September 2–4, 2023)
Seniors (65+), Veterans, Active military, College students, Children ages 5-17: $8
Children age 4 and under: Free
MNHS members and Mille Lacs Band members w/ID: Free
Blue Star Families (Armed Forces Day–Labor Day): Free (On-site only)
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History-Connects (Reduced Admission)
43411 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Free parking is available at the museum and trading post for cars and buses.
What to see and do
This museum illustrates the journey of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe from their settlement in Minnesota 300 years ago to their culture, traditions, and lives today.
The region's largest selection of handcrafted Native American art and crafts. Find beautiful work from renowned artists for purchase, including sculpture, paintings, jewelry, beadwork, pottery, baskets, moccasins, educational resources, and more.
Make a day of it! The Lake Mille Lacs area has plenty more to do, from fishing and swimming to hiking and golfing.