Your contribution is essential.

Over 65% of our financial support comes from individual donors; people just like you. While the Museum does receive funding from Hennepin County, contributions from individuals are essential as they allow the Museum to continue to fulfill our mission to bring the diverse history of Hennepin County and its residents to life through exhibitions, library, collections, and educational programs. Your charitable gift is an investment in your community by helping preserve our history and keep the stories of our history accessible for generations to come.

To learn more about how your donation supports local history, contact our Director John Crippen at

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