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Minnesota Historical Society

Homeschool Events | Field Trips | Educator Membership

Maintains 26 historic sites throughout the state:

  1. Alexander Ramsey House (Saint Paul)
  2. Birch Coulee Battlefied (Morton)
  3. Charles A. Lindbergh House (Little Falls)
  4. Comstock House (Moorhead)
  5. Folsom House (Taylors Falls)
  6. Forest History Center (Grand Rapids)
  7. Fort Ridgely (Fairfax)
  8. Harkin Store (New Ulm)
  9. Historic Forestville (Preston/Spring Valley)
  10. Historic Fort Snelling (Saint Paul)
  11. James J. Hill House (Saint Paul)
  12. Jeffers Petroglyphs (Comfrey)
  13. Lac qui Parle Mission (Montevideo)
  14. Lower Sioux Agency (Morton)
  15. Marine Mill (Marine on St. Croix)
  16. Mill City Museum (Minneapolis)
  17. Mille Lacs Indian Museum (Onamia)
  18. Minnehaha Depot (Minneapolis)
  19. Minnesota History Center (Saint Paul)
  20. Minnesota State Capitol (Saint Paul)
  21. North West Company Fur Post (Pine City)
  22. Oliver H. Kelley Farm (Elk River)
  23. Sibley House Historic Site (Mendota)
  24. Split Rock Lighthouse (Two Harbors)
  25. Traverse des Sioux (Saint Peter)
  26. W.W. Mayo House (Le Sueur)

Phone: 651-259-3000
Email: info(at)mnhs [dot] org


Homeschool Events

Historic sites offer occasional Homeschool Days.

For more information, visit mnhs.org/calendar.


Field Trips

Most locations are open to group tours and many offer educational programs. Visit education.mnhs.org/field-trips for more information.


Educator Membership

The $70 Household Teacher Membership includes full membership benefits for two adults and all their children and grandchildren under 18. Homeschool parents are eligible for teacher membership.

Teacher Membership Benefits:

  • Free regular admission to our 26 historic sites and museums throughout the state, from Mill City Museum to Split Rock Lighthouse. (Does not apply to group or school tours.)
  • Minnesota History quarterly journal.
  • Member update newsletter to learn about exclusive events for members-only events like exhibit previews, lectures and discount shopping days.
  • Time Travelers reciprocal benefits at nearly 250 historical societies nationwide.
  • Discounts on your MNHS purchases. Save 10% at museum stores and cafes, including books from the Minnesota Historical Society Press, and on historic photography and photocopy orders.
  • Education Program Discount on one History Live program per year.

For more information, visit mnhs.thankyou4caring.org/pages/membership-pages/teacher-membership-form.



Information subject to change. Please check with Minnesota Historical Society for the most current information. Last updated on Sat, Aug 5, 2017.

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