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!
Halloween Costume Drive
The Minnesota Discovery Center will be collecting new or gently used costumes to be distributed to kids in the community just in time for Halloween!
The Rustic Pig
The Rustic Pig Restaurant
Join us on Fridays from 4-9pm for live music or Saturdays from 8am-9pm for our featured dinner entree at The Rustic Pig. Showcasing bold flavors, its hand-crafted nightly featured entree includes made-from-scratch specialty breads, delectable butter, and mouth-watering soups.
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.