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!
Artisan Market: Crafts to Crops
Looking for a unique gift for Christmas, birthday, wedding, or just something fun for yourself? Why not help support local artisans at Artisan Market: Crafts to Crops!
The Rustic Pig
The Rustic Pig Restaurant
We will be temporarily closing the Rustic Pig as of October 27th until future notice.
This change will not affect MDC food service for venue rental and events.
MDC has new and exciting opportunities on the horizon so please stay tuned.
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.