Stearns History Museum235-33rd Ave S
St Cloud, MN 56301
The Stearns History Museum and its Research Center connect people to the power of history and culture by collecting, preserving and interpreting its historical resources.
It is a place where Central MN citizens honor their diverse history and recognize that the past is relevant to the present and a road map to the future.
It has a two-level exhibit gallery that is handicapped accessible and a gallery theater with six video presentations. There's also a hands-on Children's Room and Museum Store.
In addition, its Research Center has more than 20,000 family history files, county newspapers on microfilm and copies of county, state and federal records, including birth, death and marriage indexes, census records and naturalization papers. There are more than 500,000 photographic images and 1,900 oral histories.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- 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
Children, ages 4-17: $3.
The family rate includes two adults and all children in the household.
Museum Members: Free.
Contact the museum for membership options.
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Banquet facilities maximum capacity: 80
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
- Meeting/convention facilities maximum capacity: 100