MN History Center

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

*Please be advised that there will be construction in our parking lot through 6/18. The lot will be closed to the public on 6/16 and we will redirect visitors to our Kellogg Center lot across the street at no charge. We will offer complimentary valet parking to those with ADA vehicle tags. 


Tuesday: 10 am-8 pm 
Wednesday: 10 am-5 pm
Thursday: 10 am-5 pm
Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-5 pm
Sunday: Noon-5 pm
Monday: Closed

Open Monday holidays year round, 10 am-5 pm
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Tuesday: 9 am-8 pm
Wednesday: 9 am-4 pm
Thursday: 9 am-4 pm
Friday: 9 am-4 pm
Saturday: 9 am-4 pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed

Library Holiday Hours

Free admission



2018 Jun 15


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 Current Performances

Performances you may see throughout the year: 

Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan
written and directed by Beth Gilleland
Sit for a spell and hear stories of Minnesota’s biggest best friends – Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox!
Streetcar Time Machine
written by Melanie Wehrmacher,  directed by Craig Johnson
The Amazing Adventures of Stuart Lindman
Written by Joseph Scrimshaw, directed by Craig Johnson
Grasshopper Plague!
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!"
Parachute Silk
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.