A Look at 2017 Events and Programs at MNHS Historic Sites
Explore programming on the 2017 calendar at MNHS historic sites around the state. Follow the links for 2017 events at each site, and be sure to return to the MNHS calendar as more programs are added over time.
Alexander Ramsey House
Every month delve into the darker side of Minnesota history, from mental illness to the red-light district, at Ramsey After Dark.
Gale Family Library
Kick off family history research with a library class this spring, and check back for additional classes in the fall.
Historic Fort Snelling
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the “Great War” in August during World War I Centennial Weekend.
James J. Hill House
Glimpse behind-the-scenes at this historic house on a Nooks & Crannies Tour, or explore one of St. Paul's most famous streets on a Summit Avenue Walking Tour.
Minnesota History Center
Enjoy crafts, games and more every month at new Wow! Family Sundays. Then mark the calendar for upcoming exhibits, Penumbra Theatre at 40 and WW1 America.
Minnesota State Capitol
After over three years of renovation work, the Capitol reopen its doors to the public to visit the restoration of its original 1905 glory, starting Jan. 3, 2017.
Mill City Museum
Explore the ins and outs of this historic mill complex, once the largest mill in the world, on a Washburn A Mill Tour.
Oliver Kelley Farm
On May 6 and 7, celebrate the grand opening of new facilities at this historic 1860s farm, including a brand-new visitor center, learning kitchen, outdoor exhibits, and modern gardens and cropland.
Greater Minnesota Sites
Charles A.Lindbergh Historic Site
In a new living history program, meet the Lindbergh family and experience life on the World War I home front.
Forest History Center
Bring the family and discover the Northwoods in every season, from winter sledding to the spring maple syrup harvest.
Experience life in this formerly bustling 1890s town, including celebrating Independence Day 1899-style every summer.
Spend the summer exploring 5,000 ancient American Indian carvings in the midst of the Minnesota prairie.
North West Company Fur Post
Enjoy the cold at the fur post during Winter Frolic this January, then celebrate the fall at the annual Festival of the Voyageur every September.
Split Rock Lighthouse
Learn to capture the beauty of the North Shore in a two-day winter photography workshop this March.
For a complete list of all MNHS events and news releases please visit http://www.mnhs.org/releases. Check back often to see what's new at all MNHS sites and museums.
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