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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Meet the History Player Characters

History Center Characters

  • Trade stories with John Beargrease, Ojibwe mail carrier and fur trader.
  • Visit territorial Minnesota with Harriet Bishop, St. Paul's first public school teacher.
  • Express your artistic side with Wanda Gag, storybook author and illustrator.
  • 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.
  • Take a stand with Thomas Lyles, African American entrepreneur and community activist.
  • 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.

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