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MN History Center

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

 

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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651-259-3000
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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.

Summer 2014 Short Plays

 
Streetcar Time Machine
June 17, 18, 26, 27, & July 1, 2, 10, 11
written by Melanie Wehrmacher
directed by Craig Johnson
featuring Hayden Cadiz, Eric Knutson, and Taj Ruler
 
A young man boards the light rail in St Paul and finds himself transported back in time to the days of the streetcar – can he find his way back home? Stops in 1890, 1910, 1932, 1947, and 1953 along University Avenue.
 
Parachute Silk
June 19, 20, 24, 25, & July 3, 4, 8, 9
written by Carson Kreitzer
directed by Craig Johnson
featuring Laurel Armstrong, Daisy Skarning, and EJ Subkoviak
 
 Look in on a conversation between two women during World War II as they discuss love, marriage and the waste and sacrifice of war.
 
Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan
July 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24
written and directed by Beth Gilleland
featuring Melissa Kneeland, Eric Knutson, and Mason Mahoney
 
Sit for a spell and hear stories of Minnesota’s biggest best friends – Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox!
 
Grasshopper Plague!
July 25, 29, 30, 31, and August 1, 5, 6, 7, 8
written and directed by Beth Gilleland
featuring Shawn Hoffman
 
A farming couple in the 1870’s is having their photo taken when the grasshoppers arrive. Hear how they survived the "Grasshopper Plague!"