We have one of the largest collections of genealogical and local history research materials in the Upper Midwest!
Step right up and see the odd and unexpected! See objects and images from the most obscure corners of our archives!
Voyageurs Day Snowshoeing
Saturday, February 29th at 10am
The Rustic Pig
The Rustic Pig Restaurant
The Rustic Pig Restaurant will reopen its doors on Friday, April 17th at 4:00 p.m. offering mouthwatering dinner entrées, tasty appetizers, and delicious desserts hand-crafted with fresh, locally sourced ingredients!
This change will not affect MDC food service for venue rental and events.
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.
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!
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.