About the Stearns History Museum
Our History, Our Vision
Growing From Here:
Proud To Be Centrally Located
The Stearns History Museum is an ever-changing hub of local and global history exhibits, events that let you learn and do, programs that keep you engaged, and much more. Each year our talented curators rotate our expansive exhibition space with exhibits from both our in-house archives and local donors, and traveling exhibits from partner institutions like the Smithsonian.
Aside from our exhibits, you’ll find plenty of things to do each month, both inside and outside of the Stearns History Museum. Come take a look for yourself.
Pay By The Visit
Think of it like a day pass, any day you want. Our admission prices are minimal, and you can feel free to visit whenever it works for you.
Join As A Member
Memberships pay for themselves within a few visits, and they help sustain our programming here at the Stearns History Museum.
Mission & Vision of the Stearns History Museum
Our Mission: To connect people through the power of history and culture.
Our Vision: To offer a premier cultural heritage experience in Central Minnesota.
We’re Committed To:
- Preserving a rich and diverse history by collecting and curating archival materials and three-dimensional objects.
- Engaging everyone who lives in and visits Stearns County and Central Minnesota.
- Inspiring people to think about our past, our present, and our future through the lens of history.
- Thriving by maximizing opportunities for innovation.
Our Dedication to Transparency: 2021 Annual Report | 2020 Annual Report | 2019 Annual Report | Strategic Plan | Audit | 990
Meet Our Team
Meet Our Board
Jeff Mergen, District 3, Stearns County Commissioner