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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 year round, including Memorial Day)
Museum Holiday Hours

Visiting in May or early June on a weekday? Consider planning your visit for after 2 p.m. if you prefer a quieter experience. We're thrilled to have nearly 1,000 excited school children visiting between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on most days, but we know it can be a little too noisy for some folks!

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
  • Free to visit the library
     

Contact

651-259-3000
Contact

2015 May 25

 

Virginia Mae Hope

Virginia Mae Hope

1921-1944
World War II Women Airforce Service Pilot

Engage your participants with stories about:

  • Hope's childhood during the Great Depression
  • The bombing of Pearl Harbor and its national impact
  • The changing roles of women during World War II
  • What life was like as a Women Airforce Service Pilot

Availability

Virginia Mae Hope is available for the following programs:
History Player in the Museum

Teacher Materials

Supplementary Materials & Curriculum Connections

Resources

Virginia Mae Hope biography, related books, and additional resources

Funding for research and development for the Virginia Mae Hope History Player project has been provided by the Noel Foundation.