MN History Center

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

Throughout the year, the Minnesota History Center offers special short plays and performances that highlight exhibit stories and themes. Don't miss these opportunities to experience some of the stories, drama and emotions of a different time.

No performances are currently scheduled. 

 

Shows Include: 

Parachute Silk
by Carson Kreitzer
Look in on a conversation between two women during World War II as they discuss love, marriage and the waste and sacrifice of war. Performed in the Minnesota's Greatest Generation exhibit. 
 
The Amazing Adventures of Stuart Lindman
by Joseph Scrimshaw
A recreation of an old radio show adventure serial detailing the life of Stuart Lindman: radio announcer, soldier, medic, engineer, television broadcaster, and civilian aide to the Secretary of Defense. Performed in the Minnesota's Greatest Generation exhibit. 
 
Streetcar Time Machine
by Melanie Wehrmacher
A young person boards the light rail in St Paul and finds themselves transported back in time to the days of the streetcar – can they find their way back home? Stops in 1890, 1910, 1932, 1947, and 1953 along University Avenue. Performed in the Then Now Wow exhibit's Babe the Blue Ox Pavilion.
 
Grasshopper Plague
by Beth Gilleland
A farming couple in the 1870’s is having their photo taken when the grasshoppers arrive. Performed in the Then Now Wow exhibit's Babe the Blue Ox Pavilion.
 
Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan
by Beth Gilleland
Sit for a spell and hear stories of Minnesota’s biggest best friends – Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox! Performed in the Then Now Wow exhibit's Babe the Blue Ox Pavilion. 
 
Swell!
by Craig Johnson
Explore 1930s popular culture and daily life amidst the turmoil of the Great Depression through diary excerpts, newspaper accounts and more. Performed in the Minnesota's Greatest Generation exhibit. 
 
The Secret Storm
by Sheri Wilner
It’s 1954 and watching a popular soap opera has become part of a suburban housewife’s daily routine. Or has a suburban housewife’s daily routine become a part of a popular soap opera? Performed in the Minnesota's Greatest Generation exhibit.