Mill City Museum

704 South 2nd St.
Mpls, MN 55401


Tues-Sat, 10 am-5 pm
Sunday, Noon-5 pm
Also open Mondays in July and August
Holiday Hours:
Thursday, November 24th (Thanksgiving) - CLOSED
Friday, November 25th - (Day after Thanksgiving)- OPEN 10am-5pm
Saturday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) - CLOSED
Sunday, December 25th (Christmas Day) - CLOSED
Saturday, December 31st (New Year's Eve) - OPEN 10am-5pm
Sunday, January 1st (New Year's Day) - CLOSED


  • $12 adults
  • $10 seniors (65+) and college students w/ID
  • $6 children ages 5-17
  • Free for children age 4 and under and MNHS members
  • Museums on Us: One free admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders the first full weekend of every month. Bring your card and picture ID.




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2016 Oct 25


William de la Barre

History Players for Grades 4-8


William de la Barre

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


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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.