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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, 10 am-5 pm)
Museum Holiday Hours

Library Hours

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

Admission

  • $11 adults
  • $9 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $9 active military w/ID
  • $6 children ages 6-17
  • Free Tuesdays 5-8 pm
  • Free for children age 5 and under and  MNHS members.
     

Contact

651-259-3000
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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.

Mill City Museum Characters