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(45.890224,-95.3781)
 

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Mission Statement

To portray the history of Douglas county and past national-scale events in an approachable, fun and educational way. To make the museum appealing to families and memorable for children. To tell the story of the Kensington Runestone's cultural importance, no matter which century it represents.

Description

Beautiful museum with exhibits on Viking Age, Kensington Runestone, Ojibwe and Dakota handwork, World War II. Temporary exhibits change 3 times per year. Open air museum in summer with several historic log buildings. Forty foot replica Viking ship. Large collection of agricultural machinery. Retail shop, tended by volunteers. Summer event called History Live! Open year round.

Website

http://www.runestonemuseum.org/

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