Hours and Admission

Trading post hours and admission

December – February

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Sunday Closed

March – November

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
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
Sunday Closed

Admission

Trading post is open year-round. No admission fee required.

Museum hours and admission

November 1 – December 31, 2019

Museum is closed except for events, workshops, group tours, and field trips. Trading post is open year-round.

January 1 – April 30, 2020

Museum is closed except for events, workshops, group tours, and field trips. Trading post is open year-round.

May 1 – May 23, 2020

Day Hours
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday - Friday Closed

May 24 – September 5, 2020

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
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
Sunday Closed

September 6 – October 31, 2020

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
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
Sunday Closed

November 1 – December 31, 2020

Museum is closed except for events, workshops, group tours, and field trips. Trading post is open year-round.

Admission

Category Cost
Adults $10
Seniors ages 65+
Veterans
Active military*
College students
$8
Children ages 5–17 $6
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)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2019 Holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (May 27, 2019)
  • Open Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2019)
  • Open Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 2, 2019)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group tickets

Group rates are available in advance for groups of 10 or more. Call 320-532-3632 or email millelacs@mnhs.org to reserve.

Field trips

Call 320-532-3632 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.