MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Statewide

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  • Field Trips and Student Travel Destination
  • Outreach Programs
  • Distance Learning and Live VideoConferencing for Schools, Libraries and Youth Groups
  • Supporting MN Education Standards
  • Bus Grants and Field Trip Scholarships
  • 26 MNHS Historic Sites & Museums for Field Trips and Student Travel Statewide

The Minnesota Historical Society presents fun, engaging field trip programs at 18 historic sites and museums around the state. Being in the place where history was made and where it is preserved gives students a better understanding of the past and how it relates to the present.

FIELD TRIPS • The Minnesota Historical Society offers numerous concurrent exhibits that are very popular with schools and youth groups. Along with this, the Minnesota Historical Society provides authentic, engaging learning experiences at the History Center and 25 other historic sites that support school curriculum and help meet state standards. MNHS programs are designed to inspire and inform students, while developing their critical thinking skills and fostering a lifelong love of learning. Click HERE for more Field Trip information.

HISTORY LIVE delivers live, high-energy, interactive educational lessons in your classroom via video conference technology. Click HERE for more History Live information.

HISTORY PLAYER IN THE CLASSROOM • Using props and artifacts, costumed educators engage students with memorable life stories. Click HERE for more History Player information.

EDUCATION STANDARDS • MNHS offers dozens of Education Standards documents for multiple disciplines in PDF format on their website. Click HERE for MNHS materials related to Education Standards.

Minnesota Historical Society Sites throughout Minnesota:
–    Alexander Ramsey House • Saint Paul
–    Charles A. Lindbergh House • Little Falls
–    Forest History Center • Grand Rapids
–    Fort Ridgely • Fairfax
–    Harkin Store • New Ulm
–    Historic Forestville • Preston
–    Historic Fort Snelling • Saint Paul
–    James J. Hill House • Saint Paul
–    Jeffers Petroglyphs • Comfrey
–    Mill City Museum • Minneapolis
–    Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post • Onamia
–    Minnesota History Center • Saint Paul
–    Minnesota State Capitol • Saint Paul
–    North West Company Fur Post • Pine City
–    Oliver H. Kelley Farm • Elk River
–    Sibley Historic Site • Mendota Heights
–    Split Rock Lighthouse • Two Harbors
–    Traverse des Sioux • St Peter

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Contact Information

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

345 Kellogg Blvd West
Saint Paul, MN  55102

Contact: Joanna Danks

651-259-3435