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MN History Center

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
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Exhibit Hours

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tues.;
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wed.-Sat.;
12 to 5 p.m. Sun.;
Closed Mon. (open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. holidays year round)
Museum Holiday Hours

Library Hours

9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tues.;
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed.-Sat.;
Closed Sun. and Mon.
Library Holiday Hours

 

Admission

$11 adults
$9 seniors (65+)
$9 college students (valid ID)
$9 active military (valid ID)
$6 children ages 6-17
Free to the public Tuesdays from 5 to 8 p.m.
Free for MHS members and children age 5 and under.
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Contact

651-259-3000
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2014 Jul 22

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Nine Nights of Music

The popular series, now in its 17th year, presents the rich and vibrant rhythms and sounds of Minnesota's multi-cultural community at free outdoor performances at the Minnesota History Center.

Presented by Xcel Energy.

6:30 to 7 p.m.*: Dance instruction provided by Tapestry Folk Dance Center (with recorded music).  
7 to 8:30 p.m.: Live music and dancing.
*Times unless otherwise noted
 
Listen to infectious music and get out your dancing shoes for saucy salsa, soulful Motown, and classic big band swing! Co-sponsor Tapestry Folkdance Center provides instructors to lead the way.
 
Bring a chair or blanket and a picnic, or purchase food from the History Center's Cafe Minnesota (no outside alcohol is permitted). Admission to museum exhibits is free on Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m. In case of rain, performances will be held inside the History Center's 3M Auditorium.


In case of rain, performances will be held inside the History Center's 3M Auditorium (decision will be made by 4 p.m. the day of the show). Food and drinks available for sale in Cafe MN. Seating is open to the public in the cafe prior to the performance. No food or drink allowed inside the auditorium. 


 

Upcoming Events

Explosion Big Band

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Swinging soiree
17 piece orchestra with Doug Haining and Scott Agster.
 
 

Dick Hensold Band

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Scottish ceilidh
 

Ole Olsson Oldtime Orkestra

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Swedish social
 

Gertie and the T.O. Boyz & Finn Hall

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Waila (chicken scratch) and Finnish jamboree
 

Okee Dokee Brothers

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
American Folk shindig
 
*Pre-show activities from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - lawn games, bubbles and toys!
Dance instruction (clogging): 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Live music: 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.
 

Ukrainian Village Band

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ukrainian verchirka (party)
 

Prior Events