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MN History Center

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102

Museum Hours

Tue 10 am-8 pm
Wed-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm 
Closed Monday (Open Monday holidays year round)
Closed Thanksgiving Day; open 10 am-5 pm on Fri, Nov. 27.
Museum Holiday Hours

Library Hours

Tue 9 am-8 pm
Wed-Sat 9 am-4 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday
Library Holiday Hours


  • $12 adults
  • $10 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $10 active military w/ID
  • $6 children ages 5-17
  • Free Tuesdays 5-8 pm
  • Free for children age 4 and under and MNHS members
  • Free to visit the library



2015 Nov 24


Special Lectures and Performances

The Minnesota History Center offers special lectures and performances throughout the year that are not part of our regular series.


"Spicy Masala Chai" Dance Show

Sat., April 30 and Sun., May 1, 2016, 3 p.m.
$20 adults, $10 MNHS members, $10 ages 5-17, includes museum admission

Spicy Masala Chai, the top-selling, family-friendly show in the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival, returns to the stage at the History Center. Bollywood Dance Scene brings the high-energy cast, joyful choreography, beautiful costumes and endearing characters to this performance. After the show, meet the cast and crew and hear from the production team of Divya Maiya, Madhu Bangalore and Sara Erdman.
This is presented in connection with the opening of the new exhibit, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation.