We have one of the largest collections of genealogical and local history research materials in the Upper Midwest!
Due to construction on our water lines, the MN Discovery Center will be closed for October 17th, 2017.
The strike is on! Come explore our newest exhibit “Enough! The 1916 Mesabi Range Strike” and discover why 10,000 immigrants walked out of the mines in the summer of 1916.
Iron Range Veterans
Minnesota Discovery Center preserves the history of the Iron Range with a searchable online database of local veterans, assisting Press-Lloyd American Legion Post #247 in Chisholm, Minnesota.
Before the industrialization and mass production of textiles, cloth was highly valued. In this special online exhibit, In partnership with the Range Fiberart Guild, we see how rug makers give “rags” a new life.
Support the celebration and preservation of the history and culture of the Iron Range region. The generous support of our members, donors, volunteers and sponsors makes that history come alive!
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Minnesota Discovery Center is the largest museum complex in the state outside the Twin Cities.
It's the one place to learn everything about the Land, the Mines, the People and the Work of the Iron Range.