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Mill City Museum

704 South 2nd St.
Mpls, MN 55401
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Hours

July-August
Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
 
September-June
Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
 
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day
10 am-5 pm
 

Admission

  • $11 adults
  • $9 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $6 children ages 6-17
  • Free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members.
     

Contact

(612)-341-7555

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2014 Jul 25

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William de la Barre

History Players for Grades 4-8

Interpreter

William de la Barre

1849-1936
Chief water engineer for Minneapolis.

See how Minneapolis became world famous for its flour. Students will learn about:

  • The milling disaster that brought him to Minneapolis
  • How industry changed St. Anthony Falls and the Mississippi River to benefit business
  • His experiences as chief water engineer for Minneapolis
  • The rise of Minnesota and establishment of Minneapolis as the flour capital of the world

"Northern Lights" Chapter 10

Scheduling

Request this program for Adults: http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/history-players-adults 

Request this program for Students: http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/hpic 

NOTE: History Players must be scheduled at least six weeks in advance. Availability of specific characters may be limited and is subject to change. Additional fees for mileage and lodging reimbursement apply to travel outside of the Twin Cities metro area.