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MN History Center

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

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



$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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Visitor Amenities



  • Featuring a menu that highlights sustainable, local ingredients, the museum's Café Minnesota offers self service dining, with a grill, and stations with entrees, deli items and desserts. 


  • The Minnesota History Center is accessible to visitors with disabilities or strollers. Please visit our accessibility page for details. 

Wheelchairs & Strollers

  • Wheelchairs and strollers are available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis from the ticketing desk on the first floor. 
  • Electric scooters are also available with valid ID.


  • Museum admission tickets may be purchased at the ticketing desk on the first floor.


  • Parking is available in the History Center lot for $5 (members receive a discount).

Attractions & Directions

  • Ask about area attractions and directions at first floor ticketing desk.

Coat Room

  • An unsecured coat room at no charge is located on the first floor.
  • The Minnesota History Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Limited Income Program

  • The History Center offers special pricing for qualifying individuals. Check this website to see if you qualify.


  • Lockers are available for 25 cents on the first floor.

Lost and Found

  • Lost and found is located at the ticketing desk on the first floor. We hold items for one month before donating to charity. To inquire about lost items, contact Visitor Services at 651-259-3001.

First Aid

  • Visitors in need of first aid should go to the ticketing desk on the first floor or contact a museum guide on the third floor.

Taxicab Call Service

  • Taxi cabs will be called for you free of charge. Inquire at the ticketing desk on the first floor.

Wireless Access

  • WiFi access is available in Café Minnesota and in both reading rooms of the library.