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Peb Yog Hmoob/We Are Hmong Member and Community Preview
Peb Yog Hmoob/We Are Hmong Member and Community Preview 03/07/15 To 03/07/15
You are invited to a special sneak peek of the new exhibit Peb Yog Hmoob/We Are Hmong Minnesota at the Minnesota History Center.

Sign up for your preferred seating time for the breakfast snack, presentation will follow after both seatings are complete.
 
Time Capsule for Families: New House, 1872
Time Capsule for Families: New House, 1872 03/07/15 To 08/01/15
Discover why 1872 was an exciting year for the Ramsey family.
 
Washburn "A" Mill Tour
Washburn "A" Mill Tour 03/07/15 To 04/25/15
Explore the nooks and crannies of the Washburn A Mill, led by a Mill City Museum guide. The tour highlights the lives of men and women who worked there, how the building functioned during its peak flour milling years, how it changed over time, and how the mill ruin was converted to a museum and office building.

Price includes same-day admission to Mill City Museum.
 
Seniors in Mind
Seniors in Mind 03/10/15 To 11/10/15
This popular weekday series returns for a new season of behind-the-scenes looks, photography and lectures on a wide variety of Minnesota history and culture topics.
 
Ramsey After Dark: Victorian Superstitions
Ramsey After Dark: Victorian Superstitions 03/13/15 To 08/14/15
Discover the mysterious and unique world of Victorian superstitions.
 
History Forum: Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to a Massacre
History Forum: Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to a Massacre 03/14/15 To 03/14/15
Heather Cox Richardson is a professor of history at Boston University. She is the author of "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" and "West From Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America After the Civil War."
 
Topics on Family History: Adding Women to the Family Tree 03/14/15
In this class students will learn to look at the whole family for clues and take a new and deeper look at your research problems.
 
State Capitol Re-Construction Tour
State Capitol Re-Construction Tour 03/14/15
The Minnesota State Capitol is undergoing important repair and restoration work. Get an in-depth look at the history of its original construction and information on the work currently being done.
 
Saturday Brunch at the History Center
Saturday Brunch at the History Center 03/14/15 To 04/04/15
Get your weekend off to a great start with Saturday brunch at the Minnesota History Center!
 
Sample Saturday
Sample Saturday 03/14/15 To 04/11/15
Take a break in Cafe Minnesota and sample an adult beverage or a tasty locally made soda and chat with an artisan
 
The Clairvoyant Fox Sisters
The Clairvoyant Fox Sisters 03/20/15
Discover the story behind America's most famous clairvoyants, Kate and Maggie Fox.
 
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Graffiti
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Graffiti 03/26/15 To 03/26/15
Have a drink with your friends at the Ramsey House while you learn about historic graffiti.
 
Victorian Wedding Traditions
Victorian Wedding Traditions 03/29/15 To 03/29/15
Discover the traditions and drama of Victorian era weddings.
 
Hill House Easter Egg Hunt
Hill House Easter Egg Hunt 04/04/15
Celebrate spring on the lawn of the James J. Hill House with an outdoor egg hunt, especially for families with children ages 2-7.
 
Time Capsule for Families: Philadelphia World's Fair, 1876
Time Capsule for Families: Philadelphia World's Fair, 1876 04/04/15 To 04/04/15
Discover what events made 1876 so special for the Ramsey family.
 
Tours for People with Memory Loss
Tours for People with Memory Loss 04/07/15 To 08/04/15
The April 7th tour is FULL.

A James J Hill House tour designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers and friends.
 
Ramsey After Dark: Victorian Secrets
Ramsey After Dark: Victorian Secrets 04/10/15 To 07/10/15
Discover the "secrets" of the Victorian era in this adult-themed program.
 
Topics on Family History: Inheritance, Estate Settlements and Wills 04/18/15
In this class, students will learn how to interpret legal records like wills and estate settlements, to understand how and why an estate was settled and the family structure.
 
Bars, Bootleggers and Booze: Distilling in the Twin Cities
Bars, Bootleggers and Booze: Distilling in the Twin Cities 04/18/15 To 08/01/15
The April 18th event is SOLD OUT.

A Bus Tour of Twin Cities Distilling Traditions Past and Present
 
From Pig's Eye to Summit - Saint Paul's Brewing History by Bus
From Pig's Eye to Summit - Saint Paul's Brewing History by Bus 04/25/15
This event is SOLD OUT.

Seek out a new go-to brew with this great tour based on original research by author Doug Hoverson. This meandering three hour exploration of Saint Paulís hoppy past and present features samples, conversation and hidden gems along the way.
 
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: American Comedy
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: American Comedy 04/30/15 To 04/30/15
Have a drink with your friends at the Ramsey House while you learn about humor in 19th century America.
 
Time Capsule for Families: Moving to Minnesota Territory, 1849
Time Capsule for Families: Moving to Minnesota Territory, 1849 05/02/15 To 05/02/15
Discover why 1849 was so important for the Ramsey family.
 
Ramsey After Dark: Madness and the Victorian Mind
Ramsey After Dark: Madness and the Victorian Mind 05/08/15 To 05/08/15
Learn about Ramsey family members and their struggle with mental illness.
 
Topics on Family History: Researching Urban Ancestors 05/09/15
This class will focus on directories, fraternal organization records, newspapers and other unique urban records to teach ways to trace family history.
 
Inspiring Beauty Fashion Show and Preview Party
Inspiring Beauty Fashion Show and Preview Party 05/21/15
Fashion show, party and preview of "Inspiring Beauty" exhibit
 
Uncovering the History of Your House 05/22/15
Learn how to research the history of your house in this class.
 
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: The Wright-Prendergast House
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: The Wright-Prendergast House 05/28/15 To 05/28/15
Have a drink with your friends at the Ramsey House while you learn about saving a piece of St. Paul history.
 
Nooks and Crannies Tour
Nooks and Crannies Tour 06/02/15 To 08/25/15
Behind the scenes glimpse into the attic, gatehouse, coal bin and other areas not on the regular house tour.
 
Time Capsule for Families: The Trip to Europe, 1868
Time Capsule for Families: The Trip to Europe, 1868 06/06/15 To 06/06/15
Discover why 1868 was so special for the Ramsey family.
 
Ramsey After Dark: Angels and Madams
Ramsey After Dark: Angels and Madams 06/12/15 To 06/12/15
Discover the secret history of St. Paul's red light district in this adult-themed program.
 
Henry Sibley: Minnesota's Controversial Founding Father
Henry Sibley: Minnesota's Controversial Founding Father 06/13/15 To 08/22/15
Explore the complex life of one of Minnesotaís most recognizable figure on this walking tour.
 
Fort Snelling Huck Finn Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - June 16-19, 2015
Fort Snelling Huck Finn Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - June 16-19, 2015 06/16/15
This camp is FULL.

Have an adventure just like Huck Finn!
 
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - June 16-19, 2015
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - June 16-19, 2015 06/16/15
This camp is FULL.

Experience 1800s life just like Laura Ingalls Wilder!
 
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - June 23-26, 2015
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - June 23-26, 2015 06/23/15
This camp is FULL.

Experience 1800s life just like Laura Ingalls Wilder!
 
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Vintage Vacations
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Vintage Vacations 06/25/15 To 06/25/15
Have a drink with your friends at the Ramsey House while you learn about Victorian-era vacations.
 
Fort Snelling Soldier One-Day Camp (Ages 8-12)
Fort Snelling Soldier One-Day Camp (Ages 8-12) 06/27/15 To 08/08/15
Learn what soldier life was like in the 1800s!
 
Time Capsule for Families: Civil War, 1861
Time Capsule for Families: Civil War, 1861 07/04/15 To 07/04/15
Discover why 1861 was such an important year for both the Ramsey family and the United States.
 
Mill City Fireworks
Mill City Fireworks 07/04/15
Watch spectacular fireworks displays on the Minneapolis Riverfront from the comfort and premium viewpoint of the Mill City Museum Observation Deck.

Doors open at 9:30pm, fireworks at 10:00pm
 
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 7-10, 2015
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 7-10, 2015 07/07/15
This camp is FULL.

Experience 1800s life just like Laura Ingalls Wilder!
 
Fort Snelling Davy Crockett Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - July 7-10, 2015
Fort Snelling Davy Crockett Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - July 7-10, 2015 07/07/15
This camp is FULL.

Campers learn outdoors skills just like Davy Crockett.
 
Fort Snelling Huck Finn Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - July 14-17, 2015
Fort Snelling Huck Finn Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - July 14-17, 2015 07/14/15
Have an adventure just like Huck Finn!
 
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 14-17, 2015
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 14-17, 2015 07/14/15
This camp is FULL.

Experience 1800s life just like Laura Ingalls Wilder!
 
Fort Snelling Archaeology One-Day Camp (Ages 10-14)
Fort Snelling Archaeology One-Day Camp (Ages 10-14) 07/18/15 To 08/01/15
The August 1st camp is FULL.

Campers uncover and identify historic artifacts (Ages 10-14)
 
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 28-31, 2015
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 28-31, 2015 07/28/15
This camp is FULL.

Experience 1800s life just like Laura Ingalls Wilder!
 
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Martinis
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Martinis 07/30/15 To 07/30/15
Have a drink with your friends at the Ramsey House while you learn about martini history.
 
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - August 4-7, 2015
Fort Snelling Little House in the Big Fort Summer Camp (Ages 7-11) - August 4-7, 2015 08/04/15
This camp is FULL.

Experience 1800s life just like Laura Ingalls Wilder!
 
Fort Snelling Huck Finn Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - August 4-7, 2015
Fort Snelling Huck Finn Summer Camp (Ages 9-12) - August 4-7, 2015 08/04/15
This camp is FULL.

Have an adventure just like Huck Finn!
 
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Historical Hoaxes
Alexander Ramsey House History Happy Hour: Historical Hoaxes 08/27/15 To 08/27/15
Have a drink with your friends at the Ramsey House while you learn about the greatest hoaxes in Minnesota history.
 
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