MN History Center

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


Tuesday: 10 am-8 pm 
Wednesday: 10 am-5 pm
Thursday: 10 am-5 pm
Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-5 pm
Sunday: Noon-5 pm
Monday: Closed

Open Monday holidays year round, 10 am-5 pm
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Tuesday: 9 am-8 pm
Wednesday: 9 am-4 pm
Thursday: 9 am-4 pm
Friday: 9 am-4 pm
Saturday: 9 am-4 pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed

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Free admission



2018 Mar 22


Meet the History Player Characters


  • Visit territorial Minnesota with Harriet Bishop, St. Paul's first public school teacher.
  • Talk with Joseph Farr, a Station Master on the Underground Railroad
  • March along with Charley Goddard, teenage Civil War soldier.
  • Take off and soar with Virginia Mae Hope, World War II pilot.
  • Become a kid again with Maud Hart Lovelace, children's author.
  • Think big ideas with Frederick McKinley Jones, inventor of refrigerated trucking.
  • Learn about early big business with George Nelson, fur trade clerk.
  • Explore and chart the Minnesota landscape with Joseph Nicollet, French cartographer, scientist and mathematician.
  • Hit a home run with Toni Stone, the first African-American Woman to play professional baseball with the Negro Leagues.