Explore Minnesota's Historical Gems

Learn about the past through the lens of the present

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A First-Hand Look

Explore Minnesota's rich history through virtual exhibits and self-guided tours of the state's iconic neighborhoods and landmarks. All you need is a GPS-capable mobile device and a sense of adventure.

Who is it for?

  • History buffs
  • Tourists looking for an authentic experience
  • Local residents who want to learn more about their city
  • Students and teachers interested in history
  • Anyone looking for a reason to get out of the house
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How it Works

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Minnesota Then app to explore the rich history of Minnesota at your own pace. The tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on the touring process.

Take your time to absorb the information before you begin to appreciate the rich history of Minnesota. A better understanding of the tour process will allow you to concentrate on enjoying the immersive experience of uncovering new hidden gems and untold tales as you travel along your route.

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View Minnesota's rich history through engaging self-guided tours

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Help Center

Visit the help center for self-guided local history tours. Find answers on duration, routes, landmarks, and more. Get essential information for a seamless journey.

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Explore Minnesota's rich history on the Minnesota Then blog. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, each post uncovers a piece of the state's past.


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