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MN History Center

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
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651-259-3000
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Admission

$11 adults
$9 seniors (65+)
$9 college students (valid ID)
$9 active military (valid ID)
$6 children ages 6-17
Free to the public Tuesdays from 5 to 8 p.m.
Free for MHS members and children age 5 and under.
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Exhibit Hours

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tues.;
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wed.-Sat.;
12 to 5 p.m. Sun.;
Closed Mon. (open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. holidays year round)
Museum Holiday Hours

Library Hours

9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tues.;
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed.-Sat.;
Closed Sun. and Mon.
Library Holiday Hours

 

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History Forum

Thank you for joining us for the History Forum's 2013-14 season: "The Vast Possibilities: America at the Dawn of the 20th Century." Please check back this summer for information on the next series, beginning Oct. 2014. 

In the early decades of the 20th century, Americans strived to control and organize the forces of change that swept through our economy, politics, and society and transformed the United States into a modern nation.
 
The U.S. took its first steps toward international empire. Immigrants flooded the cities, challenging old ideas about our national identity. Middle-class women fought to reform everything from public education to liquor laws. Government went from laissez-faire to hands-on, battling corporate monopolies and industrial malfeasance. Conservationists clashed over how to preserve the American wilderness. Millions of African Americans migrated away from the South, seeking jobs and an escape from the color line. Titanic personalities – Teddy Roosevelt, Jane Addams, W.E.B. DuBois, Gifford Pinchot  dominated and directed the public dialogue throughout, as all Americans confronted the question- what kind of nation will the United States become?
 

   Box Office Policies:.

• Series subscription: $82 public ($60 MHS members)
• Individual tickets: $15 public ($11 MHS members)
• Reservations are required and will be confirmed when payment is received.
• All other confirmation materials will be sent via regular mail.
• Museum admission charged separately.
• No refunds will be given.

These programs are made possible by the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Support for this program has been provided by the Charles A. Lindbergh fund.