Experience History Up Close

Navigate Minnesota's rich past with engaging self-guided tours

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A First-Hand Look at the Past

Uncover Minnesota history’s iconic landmarks and incredible people with self-guided tours and exhibits located throughout the state. All you need is a sense of adventure and GPS-capable mobile device.

  • History buffs
  • Families bonding over historical memories
  • Local residents wanting to learn more about their city
  • Students and teachers interested in state history
  • Anyone looking for a reason to get out of the house
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Exploring Minnesota's past

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Learn about people, places, and events that have shaped our state

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Visit the help center for information about exhibits and self-guided local history tours. Get answers to questions about duration, routes, landmarks, and more.

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Explore the state’s rich history on the Minnesota Then blog. From iconic landmarks, and hidden gems, to people that made a difference, each post uncovers a piece of the past.


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