The History Center feeds your curiosity about Minnesota’s stories, people, and places. Learn more
Experience Minnesota history through our network of historic sites, museums, and exhibitions, our extensive collections and research, and our thought-provoking educational programming. Join us! Cultivate your curiosity and experience powerful engagements with history today.
The Minnesota History Center provides a place for visitors to discover their connections to the past. This landmark building houses an award-winning museum, a library housing the state’s historical documents, meeting spaces of all sorts, a museum store, and the Market House cafe.
Plan Your Visit. The Minnesota History Center offers several distinct exhibits, as well as a library, shops, and dining options.
Minnesota Historical Society. 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102 (800) 657-3773 | (651) 259-3000 | Contact MNHS. Box Office (844) 667-8679 | (651) 259-3015
The Minnesota History Center is a museum and library that serves as the headquarters of the Minnesota Historical Society. It is near downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Minnesota History Center is on Kellogg Boulevard, between the Mississippi River and the Minnesota State Capitol.
Explore Minnesota's past through exhibits that feature authentic historical objects, hands-on experiences, and multimedia presentations. More things to see Gather in the community spaces, take a photo in front of a larger-than-life postcard, and so much more!
About. An interactive museum with permanent and changing exhibits, the Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family days, and other special events throughout the year. The building is also home to the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives, a research destination for schoolchildren, family historians, and academics.
Minnesota History Center. Then Now Wow. Minnesota History Center. Plan Your Visit. Locations; Buy Tickets; Become a Member; History Center Exhibits; Events Calendar; COVID-19 Update; Locations. In the metro. Alexander Ramsey House. Historic Fort Snelling. James J. Hill House. Mill City Museum. Minnehaha Depot.
Learn. The Minnesota History Center brings history home by telling the stories of Minnesota. Visit to experience exciting exhibits, to explore your family history and state archives in our research library, or to gather with community for an intriguing history program or free concert.