Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County at Hjemkomst Center 

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Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County at Hjemkomst Center

202 1st Ave N
PO Box 157
Moorhead, MN 56560

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.

A map is available at www.hcscconline.org/visit-us/

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The museum housed inside the Hjemkomst Center interprets the Viking ship replica Hjemkomst & its historic 1982 voyage to Norway. See an exhibit around the ship and a 12-min.video on the building and sailing of the ship. Outside the replica of the Hopperstad Norwegian Stave Church dating back to the 1100s set in beautiful Viking Park beside the Red River of the North is open only with a tour guide at the top of each hour the museum is open. The Church is closed Jan-March. In two lower floors are changing history and art exhibits. See www.hcscconline.org for specific details.


Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: noon - 5 p.m. Open Tuesday nights for free until 8 p.m.


Adults, $12; seniors & college students, $11; youth (5 - 17), $8; children (4 & under), free. Group rates available with reservations.

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