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The Museum of the Iron Range

Monthly Newsletter Visitor Tour Guide

VISITOR NOTICE: Summer Hours in Effect.

Welcome to the Minnesota Discovery Center! We're located in beautiful Chisholm, Minnesota, just three hours north of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul and one and a half hours north of Duluth.  Open year-round, we offer lots to see and do!

Mini Golf - Temporarily Closed Due to Construction 

Redhead MTB Park - SUMMER TRAILS OPEN. 

Miner's Daughter Gift Shop - OPEN. Located inside the summer entrance, open Tuesday-Saturday. Located inside summer entrance. 

MDC Museum - OPEN - NEW TEMPORARY EXHIBIT.

The Iron Range Research Center (IRRC) - OPEN. To contact the IRRC to make an appointment or if you have questions please call 218-254-7959 or email yourroots@mndiscoverycenter.com. IRRC is now offering  the "I'm New Here" Research Center Orientation Tour on the 2nd Satuday of every month in 2024. 

Summer Hours

SUNDAY: 9:00am-6:00pm

MONDAY: CLOSED
 
TUESDAY: 9:00am-6:00pm

WEDNESDAY: 9:00am-6:00pm

THURSDAY: 9:00am-8:00pm

FRIDAY: 9:00am-6:00pm

SATURDAY: 9:00am-6:00pm

Iron Range Research Center Hours: (Year-Round)

Tuesday – Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday and Monday: CLOSED

Location

Minnesota Discovery Center
1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN  55719

Map of our facilities

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Local Accommodations

For information on area lodging and camping, contact the Iron Range Tourism Bureau at (800) 777-8497 or visit their website at www.ironrange.org

Special Needs & Accessibility

Our museum and trolley are handicap accessible. Wheelchairs and strollers are available to our guests upon request. Please call ahead or email us if you require special accommodations - and we'll be happy to help!