3M / Dawn Museum 

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3M / Dawn Museum

203 Waterfront Dr
Two Harbors, MN 55616

Located 5 blocks South of Hwy 61 on Waterfront Drive.

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In 1902, five businessmen embarked on a mining venture and laid the foundation for a successful global corporation. Exhibits include: Attorney John Dwan's recreated office; a history of the company including photos, artifacts and documents; a lab; and hands-on interactive programs and technology applications. The original office building has been restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Hours & Dates

Seasonal Hours (May 28 - October 24)

  • Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm


General Admission $5.00. members and children 5 and under are free 3M employees $2.00 Group or multi-site rates available

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