Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County

Contact Information


  • Adults, $8; seniors & college students, $7; youth (5 - 17), $6; children (4 & under), free. Group rates available with reservations.


More Information


  • From I-94, take exit 1A in Moorhead. Head north for 2 miles, west onto 1st Ave N for .5 miles, turn right into Center. Look for the unusual ship sail roof design.

Other Date Information

  • Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more
  • Scandinavian Heritage

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  1. Doing Our Part: Clay County in WWII

    202 1st Ave N
    Moorhead, MN 56560
    Call: 218-299-5511

    Everyone pitched in to do their part to win the war; Clay County was no exception. This exhibit tells the stories of the men, women, and children of clay county that were affected by the war and how it changed the fabric of everyday life. This exhibit will be on display for two years.

  2. Red River Entrepreneur, Antoine Blanc Gingras

    202 1st Ave N
    Moorhead, MN 56560
    Call: 218-299-5511

    A shrewd businessman, Antoine Gingras died a wealthy man with a chain of trading posts in present day North Dakota and Manitoba, with business connections stretching to Minnesota. His experiences give us a personal look at the fur trade and Metis culture during a unique time in the Red River Valley's history.

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