Hours and Admission

Museum hours and admission

(See trading post hours below)

October 30, 2022 – January 31, 2023

The museum is closed, but you can still visit the trading post.

February 1 – May 26, 2023

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

May 27 – 29, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend

Day Hours
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am–5:00 pm

May 30 – September 1, 2023

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

September 2 – 4, 2023

Labor Day Weekend

Day Hours
Saturday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am–5:00 pm

September 5 – December 31, 2023

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

Admission

Category Cost
Adults $10
Seniors ages 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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Museum 2022 holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day weekend (May 28–30, 2022, 10:00 am–5:00 pm)
  • Closed all other holidays

Museum 2023 holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-29, 2023)
  • Open Labor Day Weekend (September 2-4, 2023)
  • Closed all other holidays

Trading post hours and admission

 

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

Admission

No admission fee required at the trading post.

Trading post 2022 holiday schedule

Open

  • Open Memorial Day weekend (May 28–30, 2022, 10:00 am–5:00 pm)
  • Open New Year's Eve (December 31, 2022)

Closed

  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2022)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 17, 2022)
  • Presidents' Day (February 21, 2022)
  • Easter (April 17, 2022)
  • Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022)
  • Christmas Day (December 25, 2022)
  • New Year's Day 2023 (January 1, 2023)

Trading post 2023 holiday schedule

  • Closed New Year's Day 2023 (January 1, 2023)
  • Closed January 2-10, 2023
  • Open Memorial Day weekend (May 27–29, 2023, 10:00 am–5:00 pm)
  • Open Labor Day weekend (September 2–4, 2023, 10:00 am–5:00 pm)
  • Open Veterans Day (November 11, 2023, 10:00–5:00 pm)
  • Open day after Thanksgiving (November 24, 2023, 10:00–5:00 pm)
  • Closed all other holidays

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