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Keep this page on your radar to see what’s fresh out of the vault, upcoming events, new program announcements, upcoming exhibits, historical tidbits, and more.

Stearns History Museum Community History Grant

The Stearns History Museum Community Grant provides funding to Stearns County 501(c) 3 historical entities for projects that preserve County history. The grants must support projects that strengthen the ability of organizations to preserve their community history and ...

Memory Writers

Memory Writers is a writing group that meets twice a month on the first and third Tuesdays at 10:00 am.  The group develop topics to write about and in turn shares those stories. This program is free to Museum members (non-members $7). Join the Memory Writers as they ...

Civil War Roundtable

The Civil War Roundtable meets at 3:00 PM the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We meet right here at the Stearns History Museum, and no RSVP is required. ... Upcoming Topics: February 11 – Abraham Lincoln's Life and Legacy Joyce and Jim Hinderks will ...

Breakfast Club

Love history? Join us at Breakfast Club where speakers will inform and entertain guests on a variety of topics from agriculture to WWII, from immigration to cheese making. Every month a new story is told in this remarkable series. Refreshments are served. Breakfast ...
Research Center Details

Research Center Details

Research Center Fees • 10% Discount off all fees for Members • Stearns County birth and death records Information: $15 per individual name search. • Stearns County marriage for one bridal couple, $15. Available: month and year from 1856-1900, full date and location ...
History Day

History Day

Happy History Day!  If you're visiting the museum, consider checking out our online catalog before you visit: archives.stearns-museum.org Whether your search is casual, personal, or scholarly, you will find many resources at the Stearns History Museum. A rich source
Family History Conference (sold out)

Family History Conference (sold out)

This year's virtual Family History Conference: Growing for Generations is cosponsored by the Stearns History Museum and St. Cloud Area Genealogists. It's a unique opportunity to learn about conducting your own research on family history with the help of local ...

Carie’s Corner: Dec 2019

Dear Museum Friends and Family, As the holiday season approaches I hope this note finds you happy and healthy. SHM made an impact in our community in 2019!  We broadened our mission, connecting people to the power of history and culture, and created a vision for the ...