Minneapolis-St Paul
History

This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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St. Paul, MN, USA

The Alexander Ramsey House is a historic house museum in Saint Paul. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

The American Swedish Institute is a museum and cultural center in the Phillips West neighborhood of Minneapolis. . .

Anoka, MN, USA

The society operates the Anoka County History Center and Library, featuring exhibits and research materials about the county's history and culture. . .

South St Paul, MN, USA

The society operates the Lawshe Memorial Museum, featuring exhibits and collections on Dakota County history. . .

Excelsior, MN, USA

The society operates a history museum focusing on the south Lake Minnetonka area. . .

Taylors Falls, MN, USA

The Folsom House is a historic house museum in Taylors Falls, Minnesota. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Hennepin History Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of the land and people of Hennepin County, Minnesota. . .

St. Paul, MN, USA

Fort Snelling was a military fortification located at the confluence of Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers in Hennepin County, Minnesota. . .

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St. Paul, MN, USA

The James J Hill House in Saint Paul was built by a railroad magnate. . .

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Shakopee, MN, USA

The Landing is a living history museum featuring a number of restored buildings from the 19th century. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mill City Museum is a Minnesota Historical Society museum in Minneapolis. . .

Onamia, MN, USA

The Mille Lacs Indian Museum is a museum dedicated to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's history, culture, and contemporary life. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

The Minnehaha Depot was a former Milwaukee Road depot at Minnehaha Falls. . .

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St. Paul, MN, USA

The society operates historic sites and maintains a large research collection. . .

Elk River, MN, USA

The Oliver H Kelley Farm is a historic farmstead in Elk River, Minnesota. . .

St. Paul, MN, USA

The society operates two facilities focusing on the history of St Paul and Ramsey County. . .

Richfield, MN, USA

The Riley Lucas Bartholomew House is a historic house museum in Richfield, Minnesota, originally the home of prominent early Minnesotan Riley Bartholomew . . .

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St. Paul, MN, USA

The Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments displays a changing selection of instruments, documents and music items in several gallery displays. . .

Shakopee, MN, USA

The society operates a museum focusing on the history of Scott County near Minneapolis. . .

Mendota, MN, USA

The Sibley Historic Site was the home of Henry Hastings Sibley, the regional manager of the American Fur Company and Minnesota's first governor. . .

Le Sueur, MN, USA

The Dr William W Mayo House in Le Sueur, Minnesota, was built in 1859 by James Mayo and his brother William Worrall Mayo. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

The Wells Fargo History Museum is a group of museums operated by Wells Fargo in several states that feature exhibits about the company's history. . .

Buffalo, MN, USA

The society operates a local history museum and research library. . .

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