AFFILIATES

ELY-WINSTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

1900 East Camp Street

Ely, MN 55731
218-365-3226
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The objectives of the EWHS are to promote an awareness of the Ely-Winton area’s history – the people, the events, the places, and their importance; to provide assistance to those seeking information, of the area’s history or of the history of their families; to collect and preserve historical information, artifacts, and photographs; and to operate and maintain the Ely-Winton History Museum for the display of the area’s history. 

Museum Hours
Winter Hours: Tuesday - Friday, Noon - 4 PM

Summer Hours (June - Aug): Tuesday - Saturday, Noon - 4 PM

CLOSED Sunday, Monday (year round)

 

Admission

$5.00 adults

$4.00 seniors

$3.00 youth (6-16)

Children 5 & under are FREE

Membership Benefits

1) Free admission to the Ely-Winton History Museum for member and guest

2) Annual newsletter and dinner invitation

3) Participation in historical society activities and projects 

 

Ely-Winton Historical Society Membership Dues

Individual - $10.00

Family - $20.00

Patron - $25.00 or more

Sustaining (regular monthly contributor) 

Life - $200.00 

HIBBING HISTORICAL SOCIETY

& MUSEUM

Memorial Building                                                 
400 East 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN 55746
218-263-8522

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Museum Hours
Tuesday - Friday, 10 AM - 2 PM

{or by appointment year round}

 

Admission

FREE

 

Membership Benefits

1) Discounted admission to special events with a fee

2) HHS newsletter (quarterly)

3) Opportunity to nominate individuals to the Hall of Service and Achievement

4) Reduced rate for photo reproduction

 

Hibbing Historical Society Membership Dues

Individual - $15.00

Senior Citizen (65+) - $10.00

Family - $30.00

Family (Senior Citizen, 65+) - $20.00

Business - $50.00

Sponsorship - $100.00

 

MINNESOTA MUSEUM OF MINING

701 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719
218-254-5543

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The Minnesota Museum of Mining serves to educate visitors about the history of mining in Minnesota, and illustrates the life of ordinary people, mostly immigrant families, from the earliest years of European settlement and mining in Chisholm. 

Museum Hours

Monday - Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, 1 PM - 5 PM

{Open daily Memorial Day to mid-September, and open for groups by appointment May through Sept. 30}

Admission

$6.00 adults

$5.50 seniors/veterans

$4.00 students

Children under 6 are FREE

  

Membership Benefits

1) Free admission to the museum all season

2) A free one-time individual guest pass to the museum

3) 10% discount on museum store purchases

4) Coupons for local restaurants (change annually)

 

Minnesota Museum of Mining Membership Dues 

Individual - $10.00

Individual plus guest - $20.00

Family - $25.00

Business - $25.00 

SISU HERITAGE, INC.

P.O. Box 127

Embarrass, MN 55732

218-984-3048

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The mission of Sisu Heritage is to enhance the Embarrass region by preserving and sharing its unique culture, climate and history.
 

Nelimark Homestead Museum and Gift Shop Hours

Thursday - Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM

{Open the last weekend of May through the last weekend of September}

Admission

FREE

 

Homestead Tours                            

Memorial Day through Labor Day

Call 218-984-2084 for times.  

 

Membership Benefits

1) Free admission to the summer festival

2) Semi-annual newsletter

 

Sisu Heritage, Inc. Membership Dues

Individual - $10.00

Lifetime - $250.00

TOWER-SOUDAN

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

404 Pine Street                     
P.O. Box 465                                                            
Tower, MN 55790
218-753-5021
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The mission of the Tower-Soudan Historical Society is to promote an understanding of the history of the Tower-Soudan area by collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting that history and by advocating for broader understanding, education and presentation of our history to citizens and visitors.

 

Museum Hours

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day

Seven days a week, 10 AM - 5 PM, 6 PM (Fridays)

{Open some weekends after Labor Day}

Admission

FREE

 

{Museum includes a gift shop.  There is a park for picnics with playground equipment for children nearby.}

 

Membership

Tower-Soudan Historical Society welcomes new members.  Memberships support our many projects including restoration of the train, our cemetery-on-line and cleanup of Potter's Field.    

Membership Benefits

1) TSHS newsletter (two issues per year)

2) Invitation to the TSHS Annual Meeting

 

Membership Dues

Individual - $10.00

Family - $20.00

 

For a donation of $50 or more we can put a brass memorial plaque in any one of the train cars to honor loved ones.

 

The Coach or Club Train Cars are available to rent for special events such as a party or a meeting.  For more information, call 218-753-5021.

VIRGINIA AREA

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

P.O. Box 736

800 9th Avenue North

Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1136

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Located alongside beautiful Olcott Park, our Heritage Museum consists of the former park superintendent’s residence, a Finnish log house and a depression-era tourist cabin.  Permanent exhibits depict the giant Virginia & Rainy Lake Lumber Company and Virginia’s fires of 1893.  Changing exhibits are found throughout the buildings.  The museum also houses local archival and artifact collections.  The facility is handicapped accessible.

Museum Hours

11 AM - 4 PM (DAYS BASED ON SEASON, SEE BELOW)

May 1 - September 30 | Wednesday - Saturday 

October 1 - April 30 | Thursday – Saturday

Admission

Donation (a suggested donation is $1.00 per person)

  

Membership Benefits

1) Free admission to the museum

2) Quarterly newsletters

3) Monthly meetings that include historical or cultural programs (held monthly October - April).

 

Virginia Area Historical Society Membership Dues

Adult - $10

Life under 62 years of age - $60

Life over 62 years old - $40

Club or Organization - $15

Business - $25  

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