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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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Charley Goddard

Charley Goddard

1846–1868
Teenage Civil War soldier
 
What was it like to be a teenage soldier during the Civil War? Your group will learn about: 
 
• Goddard’s childhood in the frontier town of Winona, Minnesota
• Tensions leading to the start of the Civil War in 1861
• Goddard’s experiences on and off the battlefield, told through his many letters home
• The impact of the Civil War, both nationally and in Minnesota
 

Availability

Charley Goddard is available for the following programs:
 

Scheduling

To request a visit by a History Player, fill out this online form. If you have questions, call 651-259-3412 or email HPIC@mnhs.org.