Minnesota History Center345 Kellogg Blvd W
St Paul, MN 55102
One block NE of the Cathedral of St. Paul at Kellogg and John Ireland Blvds. On-site parking in $6.Get Directions
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
Hours & Dates
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
- Adults: $12.00
- Seniors 65+: $10.00
- Veterans: $10.00
- Active military: $10.00
- College students: $10.00
- Children age 5-17: $6.00
- Children age 4 and under: FREE
- MNHS members: FREE
- Tuesday admission 3-8 pm: FREE
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Catering available
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 598 reviews
This museum was awesome. Exhibits included one about Prince, Minnesota’s greatest generation / WW II, and Then Now Wow. Folks there were so helpful and informative about their exhibits. A great...
— mongobud, March 12, 2020
The Minnesota History Center is very well put together and gives a unique hands on interactive walk through time covering off different eras and important historical aspects of Minnesota. This is a...
— fistfullofgold, March 1, 2020
This is one of the best history museums for the money anywhere I have been. Some permanent exhibits but lots of exhibits rotate so there is always something new and interesting. Excellent cafe too.
— hborrm2264, February 4, 2020
Great displays about many diverse aspects of Minnesota history. I love that they include different time periods and a variety of cultural displays, some changing every few months. The First Avenue...
— 651Retiredtraveler, January 27, 2020
A beautiful collection, excellent and helpful genealogy library, fun twin gift shops. The collection is fun and informative. There is a version of Lindberg’s Jennie hanging in one of the...
— Kristin D, January 15, 2020