Moose Lake Depot & Fires of 1918 Museum 

Contact Information

Moose Lake Depot & Fires of 1918 Museum

900 Folz Blvd
P.O. Box 235
Moose Lake, MN 55767-0235
(800) 635-3680 (Toll Free)

Use Exit #214, turn left into Moose Lake. Follow highway to second stop light, turn left on Highways 73 & 27 and go about 1/2 mile. Museum and Depot are on the left by the ATV trail.

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Do not miss this historic depot and museum. Read and hear impressive fire survivors interviews. The Fires of 1918 was the largest natural disaster in MN history and the 2nd largest fire disaster in the Nation, called 'the forgotten fire' because of ongoing WWI. Over 1,500 sq mi, 4,089 homes and 35 towns burned causing over 450 deaths in 5 counties from Pine Co on the south of Lake Superior to north of Duluth.

Hours & Dates

Summer Hours (May 27 - October 14)

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
TU - SA 10am-4pm, SU 12pm - 4pm or by appointment. After Labor Day, open Fri, Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun Noon - 4pm. The Depot and Museum close October 9th for the winter.


$4 a person admission. Children under 12–$2.00
Children under 5—Free.

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