Minnesota Then - Self-Guided Tours Tutorial

Learn how to navigate through the self-guided tour step-by-step.

Choose a Tour From the 'Available Tours' Page

Step 1: Choose a Tour From the 'Available Tours' Page

Start by selecting a tour that intrigues you from the available options.

Click on the "Available Tours" section of the index page to see the list of available tours.

Agree to the Conditions of Use

Step 2: Agree to the Conditions of Use

Safety is of the utmost importance. By agreeing to the conditions, you commit to maintaining safety throughout your tour.

Enter the Tour

Step 3: Enter the Tour

Once you have physically reached the location of the tour, open the Minnesota Then app on your mobile device.

Make sure to approve the use of location services when prompted on your device.

View the Map

Step 4: View the Map

On the map page, you will see a red marker representing your current location and a series of blue markers representing historical locations.

Move toward the blue markers to explore the history of each location.

Location Page

Step 5: See the Location Page

When you get close to a tour location, a new page will automatically open.

On the location page, you will find detailed information about the historical site.

Click on the play button to listen to the accompanying MP3 audio and learn about the history of the site.

See an example location page here.

After the MP3 audio ends, move away from the tour location. When you travel beyond the site's range, the Minnesota Then app will automatically reopen the map page. From there, continue your exploration by heading towards the next blue marker on the map, which will lead you to the location page of the subsequent historical site.

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