Minnesota History Center345 Kellogg Blvd W
St Paul, MN 55102
One block NE of the Cathedral of St. Paul at Kellogg and John Ireland Blvds. On-site parking in $6.Get Directions
An interactive museum with permanent and changing exhibits, the Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family days, and other special events throughout the year. The building is also home to the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives, a research destination for schoolchildren, family historians, and academics
Hours & Dates
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
- Adults: $12.00
- Seniors 65+: $10.00
- Veterans: $10.00
- Active military: $10.00
- College students: $10.00
- Children age 5-17: $6.00
- Children age 4 and under: FREE
- MNHS members: FREE
- Tuesday admission 3-8 pm: FREE
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Catering available
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 605 reviews
The Gale Family Library and staff are excellent! We worked in the research center and had lunch at the on-site bistro. While we did need to make research appointments in advance, we were able to do...
— HaveSuitcaseWillTrvl, October 12, 2021
For an insight into Minnesota life and history, this museum can't be beat. It is well curated though some of the exhibits fall flat to those who are not from the area.
— dmittleman, August 15, 2021
Loved my visit! I enjoyed the exhibits and thought it was lovely. The coal mine exhibit was interesting especially. Definitely would return another time!!
— alfonsow703, August 15, 2021
My friend and I went back to the Minnesota History Center to see the Sinclair Lewis “100 years of Mainstreet” exhibit. It’s very informative and for a $10 admission fee worthwhile and of course...
— Mimiinthecity0407, May 18, 2021
Both the special and permanent exhibits were extremely well done and interesting. Extraordinary Women was filled with great information and insight on some truly remarkable women. We highly recommend...
— Rich D, April 1, 2021