Hennepin County Historical Societies


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Hennepin County Historical Society

Phone: (612) 870-1329
Fax: (612) 870-1320
2303 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
We are located a half block from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00-2:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00-8:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 - 2:00pm
Wednesday through Saturday: 1:00pm -5:00pm
Closed: Sunday and Monday

Adults $5.00 
Seniors & Students under 18- $1.00
Members Free



University of Minnesota - General reference to MINNESOTA GENEALOGY
Minnesota Genealogical Society
1185 Concord St. N. Suite 218
South St. Paul, MN 55075-1150
(651) 455-9057


The Minnesota Genealogical Society has copies of 150+ church microfilms. Researchers can check out the list of available dates (baptism, marriage, death) for all churches in the Archdiocese. 

Local Historical Organizations:

Bloomington Historical Society


Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS)
Includes both Brooklyn Center
and Brooklyn Park.

Champlin Historical Society


Eden Prairie Historical Society


Edina Historical Society


Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society


Golden Valley Historical Society


Hopkins Historical Society


Maple Grove Historical Preservation Society


Minnetonka Historical Society


Independence Town Hall Museum


New Hope History


Plymouth Historical Society


Richfield Historical Society


Robbinsdale Historical Society

St. Louis Park Historical Society


Wayzata Historical Society


Western Hennepin Co.Pioneers Assoc.


Westonka Historical Society

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