MN History Center

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

Tue 10 am-8 pm
Wed-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm 
Closed Monday (Open Monday holidays year round)
Museum Holiday Hours

Library Hours

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

Admission

Contact

651-259-3000
Contact

2017 Mar 30

 

History Tours

Take a scenic bus ride and hear true tales of how some of St. Paul's most noteworthy neighborhoods built a Capital city. Neighborhood history crawls include pub crawls, architecture tours, distillery tours and more.
 
If someone in your party uses a cane, wheelchair, walker, or has otherwise limited mobility, please call 651-259-3015 at least two weeks in advance of your tour so we can do our best to accommodate their needs.
 

Upcoming History Crawls

Bars, Bootleggers & Booze Bus Tour

    Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$50 ($40 MNHS members)
 
Meet some of the newest distillers in the Twin Cities and learn about Minnesota's complicated relationship with booze. Stops include 11 Wells distillery, the restored Commodore Bar & Restaurant and Du Nord Cocktail Room. Samples included.
 
This tour is for ages 21 and up and includes up to two blocks of walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.

St. Paul's Brewing History Bus Tour

    Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$50 ($40 MNHS members)
 
 
Seek out a new go-to brew and learn about St. Paul's hoppy past on this three-hour tour with samples, conversations and hidden gems along the way. The tour includes a behind-the-scenes look at the Schmidt Brewery Complex, now Schmidt Artist Lofts, with one of Schmidt's last brewmasters, Phil Gagne, as well as tours and tastings at Flat Earth Brewing and Summit Brewing.
 
This tour is for ages 21 and up. Tour includes no more than two blocks of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.

Sacred St. Paul Bus Tour

    Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

$50 ($40 MNHS members)

Churches, both the humble and the grand, demonstrate St. Paul's rich religious and ethnic history. Explore the art, architecture and unique stories of some of the capital city's most fascinating sacred spaces with professional photographer Doug Ohman, whose work is featured in the MNHS Press book "Churches of Minnesota." This tour includes stairs and no more than 2 blocks of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.


Sacred St. Paul Bus Tour

    Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

$50 ($40 MNHS members)

Churches, both the humble and the grand, demonstrate St. Paul's rich religious and ethnic history. Explore the art, architecture and unique stories of some of the capital city's most fascinating sacred spaces with professional photographer Doug Ohman, whose work is featured in the MNHS Press book "Churches of Minnesota." This tour includes stairs and no more than 2 blocks of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.


Bars, Bootleggers & Booze Bus Tour

    Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$50 ($40 MNHS members)
 
Meet some of the newest distillers in the Twin Cities and learn about Minnesota's complicated relationship with booze. Stops include 11 Wells distillery, the restored Commodore Bar & Restaurant and Du Nord Cocktail Room. Samples included.
 
This tour is for ages 21 and up and includes up to two blocks of walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.

St. Paul's Brewing History Bus Tour

    Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$50 ($40 MNHS members)
 
 
Seek out a new go-to brew and learn about St. Paul's hoppy past on this three-hour tour with samples, conversations and hidden gems along the way. The tour includes a behind-the-scenes look at the Schmidt Brewery Complex, now Schmidt Artist Lofts, with one of Schmidt's last brewmasters, Phil Gagne, as well as tours and tastings at Flat Earth Brewing and Summit Brewing.
 
This tour is for ages 21 and up. Tour includes no more than two blocks of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.

Bars, Bootleggers & Booze Bus Tour

    Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$50 ($40 MNHS members)
 
Meet some of the newest distillers in the Twin Cities and learn about Minnesota's complicated relationship with booze. Stops include 11 Wells distillery, the restored Commodore Bar & Restaurant and Du Nord Cocktail Room. Samples included.
 
This tour is for ages 21 and up and includes up to two blocks of walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.

St. Paul's Brewing History Bus Tour

    Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
$50 ($40 MNHS members)
 
 
Seek out a new go-to brew and learn about St. Paul's hoppy past on this three-hour tour with samples, conversations and hidden gems along the way. The tour includes a behind-the-scenes look at the Schmidt Brewery Complex, now Schmidt Artist Lofts, with one of Schmidt's last brewmasters, Phil Gagne, as well as tours and tastings at Flat Earth Brewing and Summit Brewing.
 
This tour is for ages 21 and up. Tour includes no more than two blocks of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.