Runestone Museum 

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Runestone Museum

206 Broadway St
Alexandria, MN 56308

I-94 Exit 103. Located at the north end of Broadway, north of 3rd Avenue, just to the south of the recently moved Big Ole statue.

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Home of the World Famous Kensington Runestone--making Alexandria, MN the Birthplace of America! Come and see historical artifacts that support the theory that Middle Age Vikings explored this land long before Columbus. The Runestone Museum also offers a Children's Discovery Room, an Ice Age Giants Exhibit, a First Peoples of Minnesota Exhibit, an outdoor "Fort Alexandria" replica with real buildings from the 1860s-1910s, a 40 foot Viking Ship and much much more! Visit our Museum Shop--the perfect place to purchase unique and local gifts. We are located downtown on Braodway near the Central Lakes Bike Trail.

Hours & Dates

Summer Hours (April 1 - October 31)

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Winter Hours (November 1 - March 31)

  • 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
Summer, April 1 - Oct 31: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm.
Winter, Nov 1 - March 31: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, closed Sun.


Summer: $8 adults, $7 seniors, $5 students (5-17 yrs), under 5 free, $20 family. Includes outside.
Winter: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $3 students (5-17 yrs), under 5 free, $15 family. Inside exhibits only.
Ask about school and group tours. Free Parking.

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