Minnesota History Center, Saint Paul

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  • I learned so much looking at all the displays. Everything was very nicely done. There was a great section on The Penumbra Theater that I really enjoyed.  more »
  • My former college roommate and I (Macalester College 1969-1973) visited the 1968 Exhibit at the History Center. It’s here for another year and I highly recommend it. It brought us back to our senior y...  more »
  • We enjoyed the 1968 exhibit, especially the multi-player music trivia game. There was also a nice but small Native American exhibit.  more »
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  • Fun place that is full of near exhibits! We brought our 2.5 year old here yesterday and he loved it! Prices are reasonable and worth it for a couple hours of indoor fun during these cold Minnesota winters!
  • Third time coming in 3 months; bought an annual Household Plus membership today. Beautiful building and St. Paul setting, thoughtful, well-researched exhibits with eye appeal and depth of historical perspective. Appreciate also the contemporary displays providing context and balance on currently controversial issues such as LBGQ+, Black Lives Matter, etc. Knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic staff who are welcoming. Thank you!
  • I always enjoy visiting the history museum. There is so much you can learn about and you can take your time looking at everything. It is great for all ages.
  • I had to do some research for a friend in the library. The staff was amazing! Very kind, friendly and personable. They really go the extra mile on helping you find what you need.
  • Some misleading statistics designed to push a political agenda in the 1968 exhibition. For example, to push an angle on gun control, they talked about how more americans have died due to "gun violence" since 1968 than all wars combined. This is true, but only when you count suicides, which make up about 60% of gun deaths. I would prefer they take more care to keep bias out of their representation of History. Other than that, an enjoyable and well put together museum.

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