History & Heritage
Explore Minnesota’s history, cultural traditions, people, and unique landscape. Experience ethnic heritage at events and festivals such as Native American powwows, Juneteenth, Cinco de Mayo, Oktoberfest in New Ulm, the Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival in Moorhead, and many others.
See how the land has been shaped by glaciers, find fossils and petroglyphs, or learn about farming, milling, and popular culture. There are many ways to experience Minnesota’s thriving culture, from the past to today.