The Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post is a great place to hold meetings, workshops, corporate or family gatherings. The museum offers an intimate, scenic, historical, and educational atmosphere.


  • Half day/all day/evening or weekends
  • Facility rental and on-site catering
  • Open year-round for groups of 10 or more (with reservations)


Study $50/$100/$150 
(Maximum seating 10)

Ayers' House $75/$125/$175 
(Maximum seating 30 chairs, 25 at tables)

Meeting room $100/$150/$200 
(Maximum seating 50 chairs, 42 at tables)

Craft demo area and lobby $125/$175/$225 
(Maximum seating 75)

Whole site $200/$400/$500 
(Four Seasons Room tour, exhibit area, lobby area, picnic areas)


Free onsite parking and bus parking available.


  • Fees are based on the length and location of program. See above for more details.
  • Audio/visual equipment, other technology, demonstrations, or catering are available at an additional cost.
  • Large groups over 60 people may be subject to additional cost for equipment, tables, chairs, etc.
  • Rental fees do not include discounted museum admission of $8 per person.
  • Prices are subject to change.


To schedule an event at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, please call:

  • Museum: 320-532-3632
  • Trading post: 320-532-3694
  • Fax: 320-532-4625

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