Hours and Admission

Museum hours and admission

(See trading post hours below)

Hours

DayHours
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am–5:00 pm
SundayClosed

Admission

 Cost
Adults$10
Seniors ages 65+ 
Veterans 
Active military 
College students 
Children ages 5–17
$8
Children age 4 and underFree
MNHS members and Mille Lacs Band members w/IDFree
Blue Star Families 
(Armed Forces Day–Labor Day)
Free (On-site only)

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Museum 2024 holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day (May 27, 2024)
  • Open Juneteenth (June 19, 2024)
  • Open Independence Day (July 4, 2024)
  • Open September 1, 2024
  • Open day after Thanksgiving (November 29, 2024)
  • New Year's Day 2025 (January 1, 2025)
  • Closed all other holidays

Trading post hours and admission

Hours

DayHours
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am–5:00 pm
SundayClosed

*Closed January 1 – 9, 2024

Admission

No admission fee required at the trading post.

Trading post 2024 holiday schedule

  • Closed January 1-9, 2024
  • Open Memorial Day (May 27, 2024)
  • Open Juneteenth (June 19, 2024)
  • Open Independence Day (July 4, 2024)
  • Open September 1, 2024
  • Open day after Thanksgiving (November 29, 2024)
  • Closed all other holidays

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