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At War & At Home

The WWII Experience

Experience the History!

Join us for our 4th annual World War II Living History Experience! On July 8th and 9th, the grounds of the museum will be filled with authentic World War II military vehicles, live reenactors, weapons demonstrations, and more! We will also have activities for the whole family,  including trivia, scavenger hunts, and art projects, along with a focus on the liberation of Europe in 1945. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Saturday, July 8th | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
When: Sunday, July 9th | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Stearns County History Museum

Cost: $10 for non-members, $5 for members

We hope to see you there July 8 & 9! Register online here: Saturday (Day 1)Sunday (Day 2)

July 8th Registration

July 9th Registration

WWII Reenactor Registration.

Sign up to be a reenactor July 8-9, 2023 for the Stearns History Museum’s “At War and At Home: The World War II Experience” living history event. Please tell us what your impression or impressions will be, if you are bringing any special equipment such as tents or vehicles, and if you need any special accommodations. Contact Eric Cheever, or 320-253-8424 with any questions! We will also have a Hangar Dance on the night of July 8 that we’d love for you to attend in uniform/period garb!

WWII Living History Hangar Dance

Saturday, July 8, 7-10pm, dance lessons at 6:30

Where: Whitney Senior Center, Clemens Hall | Cost: $10/everyone

Dust off those dancing shoes and head on over to the Whitney Senior Center for our 2nd annual World War II Hangar Dance! The Rock City Big Band will play the most swingin’ tunes from the World War II era, local craft beer will be available, and there will be a costume contest for the best 1940s duds! ($10/person, members and nonmembers)

View images from Stearns History Museum on The Minnesota Digital Library World War II Online Exhibit.

WWII Experience Sponsorship

$1000 Leader

Magnifi Financial


Magnifi Financial