Local History Services

Augment your history organization's development and your own management skills with these tools and services designed to help you interpret and preserve the history of your community.

We are here to help, e-mail localhistory@mnhs.org with your questions affecting your organization.

Due to COVID-19, all Local History Services in-person workshops and meetings are postponed through May. Staff are working remotely and are available via email. We will be doing a series of webinars in place of in-person workshops.
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Technical Help

Resources for running a history museum, from administration and facilities management to collections care and interpretation.

Jobs and Training

We'll bring workshops and onsite consultations to your doorstep with the latest word on history museum operations.

Exhibits developed by MNHS and partnering organizations feature freestanding displays, audiovisual and interactive components, and educational resources. These exhibits are available to cultural institutions such as county historical societies, tribal organizations, libraries, and others within Minnesota which serve the public good. Learn more »